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    #1

    There was a voice suddenly says to me

    Hello,

    Does the gentleman say "There was a voice sudenly says to me" in the video?

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH9mnV_NMng#t=33m50s

    Thanks a lot.
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    #2

    Re: There was a voice suddenly says to me

    Yes.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: There was a voice suddenly says to me

    I think there should be a "that/which" after voice which has been left out.
    Last edited by tedmc; 08-Jan-2017 at 06:44.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: There was a voice suddenly says to me

    It's possible that he started to say "There was a voice that suddenly ..." but, by the end of the sentence, thought he'd started with "Then a voice suddenly ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: There was a voice suddenly says to me

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    I think there should be a "that/which" after voice which has been left out.
    It wouldn't work as written English, but it's natural enough speech- the tense change would also be difficult in writing.

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