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    #1

    Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    I have diffuculty in constructing a sentence. These are the sentences that I want to use all of them in a one sentence.

    1. ''Tell the people''

    1.a. (defination of these people above) ''who wants to drink here''

    2. ''to get alcohol is forbidden in this party''


    My try:

    ''Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden in this party.''

    Is is correct? If not, could you show me the way by using the sentences. I do not want any different sentence which gives the same meaning, I just want to see the construction of the sentence like this.
    I have no English teacher, I try to improve my language on my own. Thanks for your help.

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    #2

    Re: Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorkem Atay View Post
    ... the people who wants ...
    I think there should be no 's' after 'want'.

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    Re: Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    No, your sentence is not correct.

    I don't understand what you are asking us to do. If we have to use those exact sentences, this might not be possible.

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    #4

    Re: Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    No, your sentence is not correct.

    I don't understand what you are asking us to do. If we have to use those exact sentences, this might not be possible.
    Yes, you understood correct. Okay, now let me ask the question like this:

    ''Tell the all people that to drink here is forbidden.'' Now just add into this sentence the defination of the people if it is possible...
    I have no English teacher, I try to improve my language on my own. Thanks for your help.

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    Re: Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorkem Atay View Post
    the all people
    I think 'all' can be omitted.

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    Re: Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    It is possible. Where would you put "who want to drink here"? Where did you put it before?

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    #7

    Re: Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It is possible. Where would you put "who want to drink here"? Where did you put it before?
    First of all I am sorry for my late answer,

    I have put it somewhere like ''Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden in this party'' but, you said that it was not correct. I want to identify ''the people'' with the sentence ''who want to drink here''. I think you should put it into somewhere proper in the sentence. Because mine was not correct...
    Last edited by Gorkem Atay; 27-Jul-2014 at 22:04. Reason: adding word ''not''
    I have no English teacher, I try to improve my language on my own. Thanks for your help.

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    #8

    Re: Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    This was your revision:

    ''Tell all the people that to drink here is forbidden.'' All you have to do is add the phrase to this revision:

    ''Tell all the people who want to drink here that to drink here is forbidden.''

    That is a not a very natural sentence. Better would be:

    ''Tell all the people who want to drink here that drinking here is forbidden.''
    Last edited by MikeNewYork; 28-Jul-2014 at 18:22. Reason: typo

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    #9

    Re: Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    Simpler: Please let everyone know that alcohol is forbidden at this party.
    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: Tell the people who wants to drink here that to get alcohol is forbidden...

    I agree, but he specifically precluded different sentences that had the same meaning. So I thougt I'd take him on his journey.

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