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    He owes me 6 rs

    Hi guys,

    Please check this sentence. "I went to a shop to buy eggs. I gave shopkeeper 30 rs and took 6 eggs, he had to return me a balance of 6 rs, but he didn't have change". So can I say "He had some of my money or he owe me 6 rs or he has a balance of 6 rs towards me. I told to the shopkeeper that I would come back tommorow and then we would consider 6 rs or then we would adjust the balance(because I buy eggs daily).

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    #2

    Re: He owes me 6 rs

    Please reply guys.

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    I went to a shop and bought six eggs for 24 rupees. I gave the shopkeeper 30 rupees but he didn't have any change. I said he could knock six rupees off my next egg purchase tomorrow.

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    #4

    Re: He owes me 6 rs

    Were my sentences wrong and what does 'knock' mean?

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    #5

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    "Knock off" means to reduce the bill/price. Your sentences were not great. Rover's version was great. Notice how he broke up what he wanted to say into separate sentences. You need to work on that.

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    #6

    Re: He owes me 6 rs

    Did I use incorrect formations like "He owed me 6 rs or he had some of my money"?

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    #7

    Re: He owes me 6 rs

    For a start, you used he owe.

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    #8

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    I didn't get you.

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    #9

    Re: He owes me 6 rs

    "He" is the third person singular. I'm sure you know that regular verbs in English take an "s" on the end of the third person singular.

    I owe.
    You owe.
    He/she/it owes.
    We owe.
    You owe.
    They owe.

    So "He owe" is wrong.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #10

    Re: He owes me 6 rs

    Oh, I don't know how I made such a silly mistake. I didn't see that.

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