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    #1

    she walked a few

    Hi,

    Is ''She walked a few steps with me'' correct?

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    #2

    Re: she walked a few

    Yes, it's grammatical.

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    #3

    Re: she walked a few

    What's the context? Was one of you ill or infirm?

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    #4

    Re: she walked a few

    Neither ill nor infirm. Suppose I was going somewhwere. On the way, I met my friend who walked a few steps with me and talked to me about something and then he went back.

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    #5

    Re: she walked a few

    Walking a few steps would not give you time to talk about anything. You should have given the context in the first post.

    I was walking to ... when I met my friend who joined me. We talked as we walked before we parted ways.
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    #6

    Re: she walked a few

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    You should have given the context in the first post.
    That's not the first time we have told you that, Untaught.

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    #7

    Re: she walked a few

    Let me change it. She just walked a few steps with me and then went back. So "She walked a few steps with me" is correct or not?

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    #8

    Re: she walked a few

    It's correct.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: she walked a few

    Perhaps:

    She walked a few steps with me, and then she went in a different direction.

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    #10

    Re: she walked a few

    I know there is some exaggeration but is it possible to walk with somebody for a few steps and have a chat while doing it?
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