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    Me : Don't lie us you own this car

    Me : Don't lie us you own this car.
    cousin : I never said that I own this car.
    Me : It wasn't you but your expressions were saying you own it.

    Please correct the above conversation.

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    Re: Me : Don't lie us you own this car

    Does your cousin own it or not? What he lying about owning it, or lying about not owning it?
    How does someone's expression say they own it?

    Me: Don't lie to us. You don't own this car.
    Cousin: I never said that I own(ed) this car.
    Me: It wasn't your words, but your actions that said you owned it.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Me : Don't lie us you own this car

    Actually he uploaded a pic on facebook standing next to a car. His expressions (looks) were saying he owned it. So we shared the above comments.

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    Re: Me : Don't lie us you own this car

    I see.
    You didn't write that you did, but your expression said that you did.

    habjan, giving us context helps us a lot. If you had written what you wrote in post #3 when you wrote your original post, I could have given you a better answer.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Me : Don't lie us you own this car

    We try to use full, standard words on the forum so please use "picture", not "pic". Also, even though the actual company name when written starts with a small "f", we still regard Facebook as a proper noun and we tend to capitalise it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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