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    Question Are these questions grammatically correct?

    Hello,

    I want to make sure if these questions are correct and sound natural:
    - How does the air appear in the picture? "The picture represents a polluted air."
    - What should we do with water? "We should save water."


    Thank you.
    Last edited by symaa; 04-May-2015 at 00:11. Reason: Typing mistake

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    #2

    Re: Are these questions grammatically correct?

    How can the air look like polluted water?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Are these questions grammatically correct?

    Oh! Sorry. I wrote water instead of air. I've edited it.

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    Re: Are these questions grammatically correct?

    I think you wrote "air" instead of "water".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: Are these questions grammatically correct?

    The picture shows a lot of cars polluting the air.

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    Re: Are these questions grammatically correct?

    Ah, I see. You put the wrong word in the answer, not the question. Sorry, I didn't realise that was what you meant. And I now see you have edited post #1. Note that it can get very confusing if you edit a post after it has received several responses which refer to the original!

    A more natural response to "How does the air appear in the picture?" would be "The air appears [to be] polluted".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Are these questions grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Ah, I see. You put the wrong word in the answer, not the question. Sorry, I didn't realise that was what you meant. And I now see you have edited post #1. Note that it can get very confusing if you edit a post after it has received several responses which refer to the original!

    A more natural response to "How does the air appear in the picture?" would be "The air appears [to be] polluted".
    Thank you so much for your correction and sorry for any inconvenience.

    What about the second question? Is it correct?

    Thank you once again.

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    #8

    Re: Are these questions grammatically correct?

    The second question is OK from the standpoint of conservation.

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