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    I get a decided advantage of winning

    Table tennis has several skills. One of the skills is a serve (serve) to start table tennis. Serve is a skill to pass a ball over a net. It is important that using (to use) speed and spin. Because if a other player(the other player or the opponent) is bad at reaction, I have a decided advantage for win.(I get a decided advantage of winning)If serve is a skill for start, smashing is a table tennis skill for end. smashing(Smashing) is a skill in order to win.Serve and smashing in table tennis are basic skills to win. Of course, another(other) skills are used in arm and wrist. However, Serve and smashing are main skill(s) using spin of wrist.

    This is a corrected writing.
    1. Is this correction right?
    I have a decided advantage for win.(I get a decided advantage of winning)
    2. Do you think this expression is suitable? Or does it have to be corrected? Especially in "arm and wrist".
    another(other) skills are used in arm and wrist.

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    Re: I get a decided advantage of winning

    It is so wrong that it defies correction.
    “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.”

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    #3

    Re: I get a decided advantage of winning

    If the other player has poor reactions, it gives me a great advantage.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: I get a decided advantage of winning

    Or a clear advantage.

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    #5

    Re: I get a decided advantage of winning

    another(other) skills are used using*arm and wrist.

    I think using is better than in for this sentence. What do you think?

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    #6

    Re: I get a decided advantage of winning

    It's marginally better but still sounds very unnatural. It's difficult to help improve your sentence because it's not clear what you want to say. In table tennis, all skills (including serving and smashing) involve using the arm and wrist.

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    #7

    Re: I get a decided advantage of winning

    I think that this is what the original writer intended, and this is a perfect replacement.

    In table tennis, all skills (including serving and smashing) involve using the arm and wrist.
    Of course, another(other) skills are used in arm and wrist.

    1.Do we have to say "serve" or "serving"?
    2. Is it better to say "the ball" in this case?
    Serve is a skill to pass a ball(the ball) over a net
    Last edited by keannu; 23-Apr-2016 at 23:26.

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