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    Applaud

    Is it correct to say "Miss, applauded me with the words, good, well done"!

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    No. Is this a homework assignment?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Please wait until Babarbutt has responded to post #2 with more information and context.

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    No, it's not.

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    Re: Applaud

    Quote Originally Posted by Babarbutt View Post
    Is it correct to say "Miss, applauded me with the words, good, well done"!
    Try Miss Jones (a name is required here) congratulated me with the words "Good! Well done!"
    I am not a teacher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Try Miss Jones (a name is required here) congratulated me with the words "Good! Well done!"
    I was saying in a sense that, miss clapped and praised. That's why I used the word "applaud" instead of "congratulate", because "congratulate" only refers to expression, but not act "clapping".

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    #7

    Re: Applaud

    In that case, you would need to use two verbs to describe the two actions.

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    Re: Applaud

    Quote Originally Posted by Babarbutt View Post
    I was saying in a sense that, miss clapped and praised. That's why I used the word "applaud" instead of "congratulate", because "congratulate" only refers to expression, but not act "clapping".
    You need to specify whom you're talking about. For example, "Miss Jones."

    You could say something like "Miss Jones clapped and said 'well done!'"

    I used AmE punctuation. In BrE: 'Miss Jones clapped and said "well done!"'
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    Re: Applaud

    Some primary schools still use the term "Miss" to refer to female teachers, without the surname. The children in that teacher's classes probably wouldn't even know the teacher's surname so there is a chance a young child might say "Miss congratulated me". I don't think it's that common though.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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