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    To John, women

    Would you please correct my mistakes in the following sentences? I think that their phrasings are wrong. But I cannot exactly point the mistakes.

    To John, women meant more sexual objects than human beings. Whenever he met a new one, he thought, "Just another of the bodies."

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    Re: To John, women

    OK. Try:

    To John women were more sexual objects than human beings. Whenever he met another one he thought to himself, "Just another body".

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    Re: To John, women

    That reminds me of something. She says: "Will you respect me in the morning?" He says: "I don't respect you now."
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 09-May-2016 at 17:52. Reason: Fixed typo

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    Re: To John, women

    "Sexual objects" is fine, but we usually say "sex objects."
    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: To John, women

    Bassim,
    I didn't mean to suggest that the phrase "a new one" is wrong. (It's not.) I typed that from memory. Either way is OK.

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