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    as well as usage

    dears;
    which is correct ,please?

    jim had his car repaired as well as painted.
    jim had his car repaired as well as painting .

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    Re: as well as usage

    Welcome to the forums.

    I'm going to show you a number of things in your post.

    Quote Originally Posted by mohmazari2014 View Post
    dears; -- Please don't call people who are not your children or your sweetheart "dear." You don't need a greeting at all.
    which is correct ,please? -- Start sentences with a capital letter, and leave the space AFTER the punctuation mark. Which is correct, please?

    jim had his car repaired as well as painted.
    jim had his car repaired as well as painting .
    Jim had his car repaired as well as painted. -- This one.
    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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    Re: as well as usage

    Quote Originally Posted by mohmazari2014 View Post
    ​Hello. dears; We don't use "dear" in this way, except to close family members and maybe friends. Reserve "Dear" for the start of a formal letter.

    Would you please answer the following question?

    Which is correct?
    1. Jim had his car fixed as well as painted.
    or
    2. Jim had his car fixed as well as painting.
    First, please note my corrections above. It is important to follow these rules of written English at all times:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".
    - Do not put a space before a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark.

    Only your first sentence is correct. "Painted" needs to match "fixed".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: as well as usage

    I have merged the two identical threads. Barb was replying to one as I was replying to the other. Please don't post the same thread twice.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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