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    error correction

    Hello,

    Let's say that I am a teacher and asking my students what we covered last week. They said all the topics except one and I say:

    1. There's another one (left).
    2. We have one more.

    Which one is more natural to your ears?

    Thanks.

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    Re: error correction

    Quote Originally Posted by ademoglu View Post
    Hello,

    Let's say that I am a teacher. [Delete "and."] asking my students what we covered last week. They name/mention/remember all the topics except one, and I say:

    1. There's another one (left).
    2. We have one more.

    Which one is more natural to your ears?

    Thanks.
    They're both good.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: error correction

    You could also say "You've missed one" or "You've missed one out".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: error correction

    E., you might mean "You've left one out."

    I'd also like it in the simple past tense: "You missed one" or "You left one out."
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: error correction

    I can accept 'You've missed one out'.

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