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    #1

    The locked building.

    "If I forgot something in a locked building then I would wait until it opned."

    Please check.

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    Re: The locked building.

    You've made a spelling error. Can you find it?

    Other than the missing letter, your sentence is fine.
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    #3

    Re: The locked building.

    I'd use left rather than forgot.

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    #4

    Re: The locked building.

    I've noticed before that AE speakers are happy with 'I forgot my umbrella at home' when BE speakers only say 'I left my umbrella at home'.

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    Re: The locked building.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I've noticed before that AE speakers are happy with 'I forgot my umbrella at home' when BE speakers only say 'I left my umbrella at home'.
    I'd be a lot more likely to say left, but "forgot" is also possible in AmE.
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    #6

    Re: The locked building.

    In AusE, I'd hazard to say that "I forgot something somewhere" is sub-standard if it's supposed to mean "I left it there".

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    #7

    Re: The locked building.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    You've made a spelling error. Can you find it?

    Other than the missing letter, your sentence is fine.
    "If I forgot something in a locked building then I would wait until it opened."

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