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    #1

    Toy was possessed

    "He was or that toy was bewitched or possessed but now he or that toy is alright that thing has gone out of him or that toy".

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: Toy was possessed

    It's a complete mess. Start again. You have posted one long sentence, enclosed in one set of quotation marks. It doesn't make sense. I can only assume that each time you have written "or", you are asking us to choose between words or phrases. You have been told before that you need to make those words and phrases clear by enclosing them in their own quotation marks.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Toy was possessed

    Perhaps or maybe he or tufguy needs or has to be told or reminded in terms or language that or which he understands or comprehends.

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    #4

    Re: Toy was possessed

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "He was or that toy was bewitched or possessed but now he or that toy is alright that thing has gone out of him or that toy".

    Please check.
    Well, either he was possessed or the toy was. But they're both better now.

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    #5

    Re: Toy was possessed

    Correction for post# 1.

    "He was possessed but now he is alright and that thing has gone out of him".

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    Last edited by tufguy; 22-Jun-2016 at 09:30.

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    #6

    Re: Toy was possessed

    It's still very wordy and you need to choose between "bewitched" and "possessed". They don't mean the same thing. Also, please clarify what "that thing" is.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Toy was possessed

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It's still very wordy and you need to choose between "bewitched" and "possessed". They don't mean the same thing. Also, please clarify what "that thing" is.
    Obviously that thing is either ghost or a demon.

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    #8

    Re: Toy was possessed

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Obviously
    It was not obvious or ems would not have asked you to clarify the point.

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    that thing is either a ghost or a demon.

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    #9

    Re: Toy was possessed

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    It was not obvious or ems would not have asked you to clarify the point.

    Note that using the word 'obviously'in a response to a question/request can appear rather dismissive.
    Okay, sorry for that.

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    #10

    Re: Toy was possessed

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Correction TO post# 1.

    "He was possessed, but now he is alright, and that thing has gone out of him".
    The sentence needed two commas to separate the independent clauses.

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