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    A mother and her son

    Would you please correct my mistakes in the following sentences?

    1. A mother and her son were lost in the mountain for three days before being rescued by the villagers.
    2. Since his first novel in 1960's, the well-known writer had won almost all important literary prices.
    3. As John went out in the street, he had an eerie feeling that someone was glaring at him.

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    Re: A mother and her son

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Would you please correct my mistakes in the following sentences?

    1. A mother and her son were lost in the mountains for three days before being rescued by the villagers. (Use "in the mountains" or "on the mountain".)
    2. Since his first novel in the 1960s, the well-known writer had won almost all important literary prizes. (Use the definite article before decades and don't use an apostrophe.)
    3. As John went out into the street, he had an eerie feeling that someone was glaring staring at him. ("Glaring" suggests anger. It makes more sense to use "staring", or you could say "watching him" or "spying on him".)
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A mother and her son

    In the second, I'd write ... all the important literary prizes.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 04-May-2016 at 13:20.

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