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    Alms to beggar

    "Please do not give alm to a beggar. Its a crime" or "Please do not beg a beggar"?. "He offered me that job as if he is giving alm to me. As we give alm to beggars". Please check.

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    Re: Alms to beggar

    Change 'alm' to 'alms' in all cases.

    You're very careless, tufguy.

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    Re: Alms to beggar

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "Please do not give alms to a beggar. It's a crime" or "Please do not beg a beggar"? (no full stop here) "He offered me that job as if he is were giving alms to me, as we give alms to beggars". Please check.
    See above. In BrE, we only use the word "alms" when we refer to "Maundy Thursday" when the monarch gives out small amounts of money to a select number of poor people. I have never heard it used in any other context.

    Simply say "Please don't give money to beggars."

    Note that giving money to beggars is not a crime in most countries.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Alms to beggar

    "Do not beg beggars" is wrong. Am I correct?

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    Re: Alms to beggar

    Yes, it's wrong.

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    Re: Alms to beggar

    Do you understand what the verb "to beg" means? If so, how could "Do not beg beggars" be a correct sentence?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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