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    I was the only one who had to push myself to the very limit

    I still remember how she did not even let me take a little rest during our practices because I was the only one who had to push myself to the very limit.

    Is the sentence above correct? It seems like "myself" doesn't fit there
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: I was the only one who had to push myself to the very limit

    In the context you describe, "practice" is uncountable. Use "practice" or "practice sessions" if necessary.
    Also, the sentence doesn't appear to make sense as a whole.
    You're saying that she didn't let you take a rest because you had to push yourself to the limit. I don't see the connection.

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    Re: I was the only one who had to push myself to the very limit

    It's an extract, so it's crystal clear from the context why I had to push myself to the limit. At least it's supposed to be clear
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: I was the only one who had to push myself to the very limit

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    It's an extract, so it's crystal clear from the context why I had to push myself to the limit. At least it's supposed to be clear
    An extract from what? I can find it nowhere but here ...

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    Re: I was the only one who had to push myself to the very limit

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    In the context you describe, "practice" is uncountable. Use "practice" or "practice sessions" if necessary.
    Also, the sentence doesn't appear to make sense as a whole.
    You're saying that she didn't let you take a rest because you had to push yourself to the limit. I don't see the connection.

    I think the sentece would make more sense if although/though was used instead of because. But I am not a teacher.

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