Unless the whisperer is Mr. Ed, then "horse" should definitely be corrected to "hoarse." The phrase requires quotes because it is presented from the point of view of the speaker making the request. If it said "Suddenly a hoarse whisper behind me requested that I remove my hat", then the statement would not require quotes.1) Suddenly I heard a horse whisper behind me: "your head is blocking my view."
- can "horse" be corrected to "hoarse". is there anything like "horse-like"?
- Also can you tell me if the quotes should be present or not?
The actual word that should be used here is pronounced like "desserts" but is spelled "deserts."2) Eventually, justice prevailed, and the culprit got his desserts.
- desserts is wrong. as it is food or sweets. so how can this sentence be corrected?
"Senior citizens accused the mayor of failing to combat street crime" is correct if you want to say that older people are accusing the mayor. The original sentence makes it sound as if seniors are the ones committing the crimes.3) The mayor is accused of failing to combat street crime by senior citizens.
- Is this correct sentence structure? ------(Senior citizens accused the Mayor of failing to combat street crime.)
What is it that you want to say here? That Frank was in church when he heard his car horn blow? Or that Frank's car horn was attending church? Consider the structure of your sentence and see if you can rewrite it so that the meaning is not ambiguous.4) While attending church on Sunday, Frank Milligan's car horn began to blow.
- can you tell me how to correct this sentence.
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