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    It would be appropriate if I take up the work ...

    "It would be appropriate if I take up the work rather than he takes up the work."

    "It would be appropriate if I took up the work rather than you took up the work."

    Please correct the above sentences and give any suggestions/explanations.

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    Last edited by MeyaN; 09-Nov-2016 at 11:36.

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    Re: It would be appropriate if I take up the work ...

    I'd use something like:

    It would be appropriate if I took up the work rather than that you took up the work.

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    #3

    Re: It would be appropriate if I take up the work ...

    Can you re-write the sentence in a completely different form? Take up the work is needlessly verbose.
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    Re: It would be appropriate if I take up the work ...

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    Please correct the above sentences and give any suggestions/explanations.
    I suggest you see below.
    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    - End each sentence with the appropriate punctuation mark (full stop, question mark, exclamation mark).
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    Re: It would be appropriate if I take up the work ...

    Inserted them now. Thank you.
    P.S. Please correct any errors above.

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    Re: It would be appropriate if I take up the work ...

    It would be appropriate for me rather than you to do the work.

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    Inserted them now. Thank you.
    The full stop should be before the closing quotation mark.
    Last edited by Matthew Wai; 09-Nov-2016 at 05:05.
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    Re: It would be appropriate if I take up the work ...

    Done. Thank you. Please answer it.
    P.S. Please correct any errors above.

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