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  1. Odessa Dawn's Avatar
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    #1

    I will be back right away. But let me turn the engine (my car) off.

    I left my car running. I will be back right away. But let me turn it off.

    I will be back right away. But let me turn the engine (my car) off.

    Is the second line better?

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    #2

    Re: I will be back right away. But let me turn the engine (my car) off.

    Yes, as "my car."

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    #3

    Re: I will be back right away. But let me turn the engine (my car) off.

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    I left my car running. I will be back right away. But let me turn it the engine off (first).

    I will be back right away. But let me turn off the engine in/of my car. off.
    Alternatively you can say,
    I'll be back right away, but let me turn off my car's engine first.

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