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    Blew hair

    "A gust of wind blew my hair".

    "There was a fan that blew my hair and make it shabby"

    "He blew my hair with a fan".

    Are these correct?

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    Re: Blew hair

    The first and third are correct except that the period (or "full stop") should be inside the closing quotation mark.

    The second should read "There was a fan that blew my hair and made it (look) shabby." (Your hair didn't become shabby; its appearance did.)
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Blew hair

    None of them is natural.

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    #4

    Re: Blew hair

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    The second should read "There was a fan that blew my hair and made it (look) shabby." (Your hair didn't become shabby; its appearance did.)
    Messy would work better than shabby for me.

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    Re: Blew hair

    I agree. I might describe someone's clothes as shabby. It suggests that the clothes are clearly old and not very well looked after. They might be dirty or very badly creased. I've never heard anyone's hair described as "shabby".

    You can use "shaggy" for hair but it has a totally different meaning.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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