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    Your moves

    Hi guys,

    Are these sentences correct?

    1) your moves resemble sparrow's, (your moves have resemblance to the sparrow's moves) or can we say "of that sparrow's" after resemble.

    2) I wanna make him ask for it.

    3) Gyms that we can afford the fees for.

    4) I put the knife there, so that I could catch him red handed, whe he came in after reaching home.

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    Re: Your moves

    tufguy, please stop posting duplicate threads with a slightly different title.

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    Re: Your moves

    Actually, when I posted the threads first time and checked them, they didn't show on the "My threads" page so that is why I reposted the threads, sorry for this.

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    Re: Your moves

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    tufguy, please stop posting duplicate threads with a slightly different title.
    Isn't it possible for a moderator to delete one of the threads if it has no responses?
    Should I ask tufguy here whether he really thinks the sentence with 'wanna' could possibly be correct, or should I search for the duplicate thread?

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    Re: Your moves

    Please, could you tell what are the mistakes in the sentences.

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    Re: Your moves

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1) Your moves resemble a sparrow's. (Your moves have resemblance to the sparrow's moves) or can we say "of that sparrow's" after resemble.

    2) I want to make him ask for it. The word you hear as 'wanna' is spelt "want to".

    3) Gyms that we can afford the fees for. This isn't a sentence. It's a noun with adjective clause. You've said nothing about "gyms that we can afford the fees for." Basically, you've written "Affordable gyms" and passed it off as a sentence.

    4) I put the knife there, so that I could catch him red handed, when he came in after reaching home.
    4. The red commas don't belong. The end should be unnecessary.

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    Re: Your moves

    So if I am saying "resemble a sparrow's" so i do not have to repeat moves, it is understandable, and Why have you cut down the last part of the last sentence? Could you please explain.

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    Re: Your moves

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    So if I am saying "resemble a sparrow's", I do not have to repeat 'moves'; it is understandable. Yes
    Why have you cut down the last part of the last sentence? Could you please explain.
    It should be unnecessary in the context. You're talking to someone; you're explaining why you put the knife in a certain place, and that you're going to use it when he comes in. Given all of that, the hearer is extremely unlikely not to know that this was going to happen "after he reached home."
    If the context needs it for a reason, you should keep it in.

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