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    Beyond

    I made a sentence by using the word "beyond".

    Can you check with this?

    He is a fat boy and rarely do the exercise.

    I say, he can win the 100-metre sprint beyond our expected.
    (Actually, he was preparing too much behind us.)
    Last edited by Polyester; 19-Sep-2015 at 15:32.

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    Re: Beyond

    I think it is 'your expectation' instead of 'beyond your expectation' if you think he can win it, but I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Beyond

    What on earth is a "100 mile short run"? Admittedly, I rarely even run for a bus but I can't imagine running 100 miles being described by anyone as a short run!

    He is a fat boy and rarely does any exercise.
    He is a fat boy and rarely exercises.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Beyond

    emsr2d2,
    What's about 100 mile running? Is it ok to replace the "100 mile short run"?

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    Re: Beyond

    I would say 'a 100-metre sprint', but I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Beyond

    Matthew Wai, what makes you think that a 100-mile run is actually a 100-metre sprint?

    Polyester - please clarify the length of the run in question. Is it really 100 miles?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Now changed, is it ok now?

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    Re: Beyond

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


    Hello, Polyester:


    I am not clear as to what meaning you wish to express.

    I can think of at least two different meanings:

    1. "His winning the race yesterday was far beyond our expectations."

    2. "I am confident that tomorrow his performance in the race will be way beyond our expectations."


    (No. 1 might mean something like: When he won yesterday, we were all shocked. We had NOT known that this "fat boy who did little exercise" had been practicing very hard for the race.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Matthew Wai, what makes you think that a 100-mile run is actually a 100-metre sprint?
    I think the OP has confused 'mile' with 'metre', but I am not a teacher.

    Polyester, please note that 'mile' and 'metre' mean “英里” and “公尺” respectively in your native language.

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    Re: Beyond

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Now changed, is it ok now?
    See below.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    When making changes, please make a new post. Do not change things in the original.

    Your changes make nonsense of subsequent posts.

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