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    Parent had him do

    "The parents of that child had him take a poop in the bed when he was three years old".

    Please check.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 20-Jun-2016 at 07:55. Reason: See below.

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    Re: Parent had him do

    It is very crudely expressed. (edit: It was very crudely expressed until Rover edited it.)

    it is also ambiguous. Did the parents cause him to evacuate his bowels, or did this situation happen to them?
    Last edited by Piscean; 20-Jun-2016 at 08:24. Reason: Note added

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    Re: Parent had him do

    I changed 'shit' to 'poop', tufguy. It's a more suitable word when you're in polite company like this.

    What do you think your sentence means?

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    Re: Parent had him do

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I changed 'shit' to 'poop', tufguy. It's a more suitable word when you're in polite company like this.

    What do you think your sentence means?
    Sorry guys,

    I meant they let him evacuate his bowels in bed but "what if that child did this but the parents didn't want him to take a poop on bed?" What we should use in these kind of sentences "in bed" or "on bed"?

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    Re: Parent had him do

    "Unfortunately, the child pooped himself in bed once when he was three years old."

    I don't see how you can say that the parents didn't want him to do this but they let him do this. That doesn't make sense.

    You could say that he pooped on the bed, in the bed or in bed. The first suggests that he was on top of the covers, the second and third suggest that he was under the covers.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Parent had him do

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "Unfortunately, the child pooped himself in bed once when he was three years old."

    I don't see how you can say that the parents didn't want him to do this but they let him do this. That doesn't make sense.

    You could say that he pooped on the bed, in the bed or in bed. The first suggests that he was on top of the covers, the second and third suggest that he was under the covers.
    No I was saying that the first situation is this that they let him do this but the second situation is that they didn't want him to do this but that happened accidently or it just happened because the child was just three years old.

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    Re: Parent had him do

    I'm not really sure how this sort of occurrence is worth comment. I'm sure plenty of three-year-olds have such accidents - they're just that. Unless the child is doing it on purpose in order to get attention or something similar, it's just something that happens sometimes with little kids.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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