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    More sentence corrections

    1) Hovering in the air with lights flashing, Tim watched the UFO for several minutes

    2) The bride is the daughter of Philip A. Murray, a skilled carpenter who restores antique furniture and Mrs.Murray.
    3) The team was putting on its cleated shoes when the coach walked in.
    can you please help me correct this sentence.

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    Re: More sentence corrections

    can the second sentence be corrected this way:
    Edited, to remove my answer guess to give away answers.
    Last edited by star01; 07-Nov-2014 at 23:02.

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    Re: More sentence corrections

    Quote Originally Posted by star01 View Post
    1) Hovering in the air with lights flashing, Tim watched the UFO for several minutes
    • is this sentence correction correct: (For several minutes, Tim watched the UFO, which was hovering in the air with lights flashing.)


    The change is a good one.


    Quote Originally Posted by star01 View Post
    2) The bride is the daughter of Philip A. Murray, a skilled carpenter who restores antique furniture and Mrs.Murray.
    • can you let me know the sentence correction for this.
    • I understand that it has to imply that bride is Mrs.Murry and Philip A. Murry.


    The change you made in the second post is a good one.

    Quote Originally Posted by star01 View Post
    3) The team was putting on its cleated shoes when the coach walked in.
    can you please help me correct this sentence.
    I suppose that "cleated shoes" is a real phrase, but we would normally say "cleats". Otherwise, no change is needed.


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    Re: More sentence corrections

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
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    I suppose that "cleated shoes" is a real phrase, but we would normally say "cleats". Otherwise, no change is needed.

    For the 3rd sentence, should it be:
    The team members were putting on their cleats when the coach walked in.

    can you please let me know the correct sentence?

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    Re: More sentence corrections

    Quote Originally Posted by star01 View Post
    For the 3rd sentence, should it be:
    The team members were putting on their cleats when the coach walked in.
    I thought I had said that already. Yes, that sentence is fine.



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    Thank you Tarheel for helping out with the sentence correction.

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    The second sentence says that Philip restores Mrs. Murray. Can you fix that?

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    Re: More sentence corrections

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The second sentence says that Philip restores Mrs. Murray. Can you fix that?
    In the second post the OP posted a corrected sentence that fixed that. Then he/she unaccountably edited it out.


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    Re: More sentence corrections

    star01 has been inexplicably editing lots of posts. I have already asked him/her to refrain from editing after a response is received. I'm not sure that request has been noted.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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