Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Serbo-Croatian
      • Home Country:
      • Bosnia Herzegovina
      • Current Location:
      • Sweden

    • Join Date: Mar 2008
    • Posts: 3,581
    #1

    The youth assaulted

    These sentences popped up in my mind. I am not sure if they sound natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    The youth assaulted an old lady on the street, trying to snatch her bag. But to his consternation, the old woman gripped his hand and skilfully threw him to the ground. "Don't you ever attack a jiu-jitsu master, even if she is old," she said grinning at him.

  1. bhaisahab's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Ireland

    • Join Date: Apr 2008
    • Posts: 25,609
    #2

    Re: The youth assaulted

    If you put a comma after "she said" it will be fine.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

    — Arthur Schopenhauer

Similar Threads

  1. Youth love
    By English Freak in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 22-Dec-2011, 20:45
  2. the? Youth Park
    By sitifan in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 16-May-2011, 13:46
  3. youth
    By pallavi kakkar in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 28-Oct-2010, 10:38
  4. youth
    By Unregistered in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 18-Oct-2007, 20:11

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •