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    To make a good impression on everybody

    Is it correct to say "He always tried to make a good impression on everybody wherever he appeared"?
    Last edited by Elenichka; 15-Aug-2016 at 21:40.

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    Re: To make a good impression on everybody

    Quote Originally Posted by Elenichka View Post
    Is it correct to say (no colon here) "To make a good impression on everybody"?

    Thank you for your reply! Unnecessary. Thank us after we've been helpful.
    Note my corrections above.

    (Thank you for editing post #1 so that it contains a complete sentence.)
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 15-Aug-2016 at 22:53.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: To make a good impression on everybody

    Quote Originally Posted by Elenichka View Post
    Is it correct to say "He always tried to make a good impression on everybody wherever he appeared"?
    Yes. As a sentence, the quoted text would have to end with a period (full stop).
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: To make a good impression on everybody

    More natural would be "wherever he went" not "wherever he appeared."

    The latter sounds like he's a magician, just appearing out of nowhere.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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