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    #1

    Tense

    Please, check....
    "If I've done it by mistake, this's not my fault because he wasn't listening me when I was asking."

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    #2

    Re: Tense

    This is (not "this's") the sixth thread you have started with the same unsatisfactory title.

    A better title would have been 'If I've done it by mistake...'

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

    I have noticed your tendency to use non-standard contractions — such as this's for this is — and standard contractions incorrectly — such as Yes, I've as a complete sentence instead of Yes, I have.

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    "If I've done it by mistake, this's not my fault because he wasn't listening me when I was asking"
    I don't know what it means.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 20-Nov-2013 at 09:54.

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    #3

    Re: Tense

    Why don't you understand?I want to exrpess an idea that I did smthing but it isn't my fault....

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    Re: Tense

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    Why don't you understand?I want to exrpess an idea that I did smthing but it isn't my fault....
    Rover_KE didn't understand because you have expressed what you want to say in an incomprehensible manner. Try to rephrase it.

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    Re: Tense

    Rephrase...
    Supposing that she asked me to make five pages photocopier and I've made eight. So, I want to say...
    "This is not my fault, if I've done it amiss.Because when I was talking to you,you were printing samthing.

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    #6

    Re: Tense

    It still makes little sense. It seems as if the mistake was caused by your mishearing something. I don't see how your talking to somebody affects this.

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    #7

    Re: Tense

    And my version isn't gramattically correct?

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