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    deliberately mimicked- Grammar check

    Would you please correct the below sentence grammatically?

    When I contacted him over the phone to inquire about my medicines,he mimicked deliberately in other languages which are not known to me.
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    Re: deliberately mimicked- Grammar check

    What do you mean by "he mimicked deliberately in other languages"? It doesn't make sense.

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    Re: deliberately mimicked- Grammar check

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    What do you mean by "he mimicked deliberately in other languages"? It doesn't make sense.
    I gave money to one person to supply meicines. He tried to cheat me. When I called him over the phone to know the status,he understood my voice. He purposefully answered to me in another languages(which I couldn't understand). First time he changed his voice and answered like a child. A second time like lady's voice.
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    Re: deliberately mimicked- Grammar check

    Have you checked the meaning of the word "mimic" in a dictionary? It doesn't fit your context at all.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: deliberately mimicked- Grammar check

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Have you checked the meaning of the word "mimic" in a dictionary? It doesn't fit your context at all.
    When I contacted him over the phone to inquire about my medicines,he deliberately acted like a ventriloquist in other languages which are not known to me.

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    Re: deliberately mimicked- Grammar check

    No! A ventriloquist is someone who can speak aloud without appearing to open their mouth at all. Ventriloquists are entertainers. "To mimic" means "to copy". If, when you rang him, he tried to copy your voice exactly, he would be mimicking you.

    When I rang him to enquire about my medicines, he spoke/replied in a foreign language so I couldn't understand him.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: deliberately mimicked- Grammar check

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    "When I called him, he recognized my voice, so he pretended to be another person and spoke in a language that I didn't understand."

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