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    I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house.

    I have been in two fires so I have installed the fire alarms in my house.

    I have been in fire twice so I have installed the fire alarms in my house.

    Please check.

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    #2

    Re: I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house.

    The first sort of works if you remove the. I say "sort of" because the devices you installed would probably be smoke detectors.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house.

    I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house.

    Why not "In fire twice"?

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    Re: I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house.

    You could say "I have been in a fire twice" although it's a little clunky - it could be taken to mean you were in the same fire twice. You might want to make it clearer by saying something like "I have been caught [up] in a house fire twice ..." or "My house has caught fire twice ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You could say "I have been in a fire twice" although it's a little clunky - it could be taken to mean you were in the same fire twice. You might want to make it clearer by saying something like "I have been caught [up] in a house fire twice ..." or "My house has caught fire twice ...".
    I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house. It is correct right?

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    Re: I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house. Is it correct right?
    Read post #2 again.

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    Re: I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Read post #2 again.
    I have removed "The" as I was told. Do I need to change "Fire alarms" to "Smoke detectors"?

    I have been in two fires so I have installed smoke detectors in my house.

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    Re: I have been in two fires so I have installed fire alarms in my house.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    I have been in two fires so I have installed smoke detectors in my house.
    Fire alarms are those little boxes on the wall with glass covers that you break to sound a siren alerting people to clear the building when you become aware of a fire.

    Smoke detectors are fixed to your ceilings and sound a warning when they detect smoke.

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