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    Could you help me to do that. Which one of these is right?

    a) It is the best paint brush to paint this wall with. b) It is the best paint brush for painting this wall.
    a) This pencil is a good choice to write a poem. b) This pencil is a good choice for writing a poem.



    Best regards. :)
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    I don't know why you need to categorize sentences. Also, I have written a few poems, and I have never considered that one pen might be better than another for doing that.

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    I know these sentences look awkard and nonsense , But I am trying to understand the subject grammatically. You are right, I have should write better sentences. :( Do you think both of them (a , b)true and can be used in speaking ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    I don't know why you need to categorize sentences. Also, I have written a few poems, and I have never considered that one pen might be better than another for doing that.
    Lets talk about your sentences or first sentence, dear teacher.

    I have written a few....... for doing that.
    It is also used with (to do that) structure.

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    It is better to keep your posts simpler and easier to understand. That means they should be shorter. Don't take too long to get to the question. OK?

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    Use my sentences if you like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    Use my sentences if you like.
    Okey I will make it shorter , please help me . :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mehmetsaln View Post
    Could you help me to do that. Which one of these is right?

    a) It is the best paint brush to paint this wall with. b) It is the best paint brush for painting this wall.
    a) This pencil is a good choice to write a poem. b) This pencil is a good choice for writing a poem.


    All of those are grammatical sentences.

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    To say that something is a grammatical sentence does not, of course, mean that it is used. (I suppose I could go to a paint store and ask somebody what is the best paintbrush for painting a wall.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    All of those are grammatical sentences.
    Thank you so much Tarheel :)

    If I don't use [in order to], ( This pencil is good choice to pierce the book ) is looking good , isn't it ?

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