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    #1

    He removed the memory of his cell phone and gave it to her.

    Hello.

    Is the following sentence grammatically correct?

    "He removed the memory of his cell phone and gave it to her."

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    #2

    Re: He removed the memory of his cell phone and gave it to her.

    It's not clear to me. If he completely removes the memory (capacity) of the phone, it's of no use to her. Do you mean that he removed all the saved data from the phone?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: He removed the memory of his cell phone and gave it to her.

    He should remove the memory from his phone, grammatically speaking. In practical terms, you're probably thinking of the phone's SD card, which is the only kind of memory that's removable.

    The sentence isn't clear as to whether he gave her the phone or the memory.
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    Re: He removed the memory of his cell phone and gave it to her.

    Phone memory is built-in and not easy to remove. So it was the card memory that was removed.
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    Re: He removed the memory of his cell phone and gave it to her.

    That may be, but it's still unclear whether he gave her the phone, or the memory/memory card
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    #6

    Re: He removed the memory of his cell phone and gave it to her.

    Could he have deleted contacts and taken the SIM card out, giving her just a handset to use.

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    #7

    Re: He removed the memory of his cell phone and gave it to her.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Could he have deleted contacts and taken the SIM card out, giving her just a handset to use.
    The sentence leaves us guessing.
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    #8

    Re: He removed the memory of his cell phone and gave it to her.

    Given the lack of responses, it's Nikitus who's leaving us guessing.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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