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    #1

    Are these correct?

    Hello
    Are these correct?
    I have never been able to learn to swim.
    I am not able to do my homework until tomorrow.
    I'd really like be able to sing well.
    Will you be able to com to our wedding?
    If i spoke better English, I was able to get a job in a hotel.
    When i've saved another $1,000, I've been able to by a new car.
    She hates not being able to do what she wants.
    Thanks in advance.

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    #2

    Re: Are these correct?

    Is this homework?

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    #3

    Re: Are these correct?

    Please note that a better title would have been Be able to.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    #4

    Re: Are these correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Is this homework?
    I've explained under previous post.
    please help me.

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    #5

    Re: Are these correct?

    I have never been able to learn to swim.
    I am not able to do my homework until tomorrow.
    I'd really like be able to sing well.
    Will you be able to come to our wedding?
    If I spoke better English, I would be able to get a job in a hotel.
    When I've saved another $1,000, I'll be able to by a new car.
    She hates not being able to do what she wants.


    See my corrections in red. The others are fine.

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    #6

    Re: Are these correct?

    The third one should be "I'd really like to be able to sing well."

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    Re: Are these correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The third one should be "I'd really like to be able to sing well."
    Yes, it should. I missed that.

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    #8

    Re: Are these correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fanoos62 View Post
    I've explained under previous post.
    please help me.
    How are we supposed to know that you explained something in a previous post? Especially when you don't give us a link to the post in which you explained it. If you're asked a question here, please answer it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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