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    #1

    land on or get to?

    Cover your bowl of fruit if you're not going to eat it, you don't want the flies to land on it.

    Cover your bowl of fruit if you're not going to eat it, you don't want the flies to get to it.



    Oh, no! A big fly just landed on my slice of watermelon.

    Oh, no! A big fly just got to my slice of watermelon.
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    #2

    Re: land on or get to?

    The sentences are all fine.
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    #3

    Re: land on or get to?

    The first two should have semicolons instead of commas.

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    #4

    Re: land on or get to?

    I missed that. I'd prefer dividing each of those sentences into two: Cover your bowl of fruit if you're not going to eat it. You don't want the flies to land on it.
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