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    "I didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    "I didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also don’t understand what you mean by saying our thoughts are a product of social conditioning fully".

    Is it correct to use "also", the way it's used above?
    Should there be a comma before "fully"?
    If there were 4-5 lines after "by saying", people would find it difficult to connect "fully" to what I started the sentence with["I also don't understand"]. They may consider it as the part of the last line due to time lapse created by those 4-5 lines and hence forgot the phrase I started with, though they may register the gist of the sentence I started with in their memory (please correct and shorten this sentence too). So how do you reconstruct the sentence in such cases where a huge paragraph is followed by an adjective, which connects to a sentence that is before the paragraph?
    Last edited by MeyaN; 10-Feb-2017 at 16:08.
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    #2

    Re: "Didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    Is it correct to use "also", the way it's used above?
    Yes, it is.

    I agree with you about the use of "fully" though.

    It should have been "I don't fully understand, etc."

    I haven't bothered to correct the rest of your post; it's repetitive and it would take me too long to fix it.

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    Re: "Didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    "I haven't bothered to correct the rest of your post; it's repetitive and it would take me too long to fix it."

    I understand it takes a few minutes, but that's my major problem - inability to articulate briefly. It'll be of great help if I'm pointed out where I'm using redundant words. Also it's of four lines only.

    Thank you very much.


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    Re: "Didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    I think the red part below can be omitted.
    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    Is it correct to use "also", the way it's used above?
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    Re: "Didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I think the red part below can be omitted.
    Hmm, I would say:
    Is it correct to use also in the above?

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    Re: "I didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    Use "distance" or "interval" instead of "time lapse" in that sentence.

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    Re: "I didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    that's my major problem - inability to articulate briefly.
    I would ask the question briefly as below:
    How would you reconstruct this sentence, where 'fully' is far apart from the verb it modifies and thus confusing?
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    Re: "Didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    "Is it correct to use also in the above?"

    Is "in the above" the right way of saying? Is saying "Is it correct to use 'also' above?" wrong?

    Thank you.
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    Re: "Didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    I think both 'above' and 'in the above' are correct in your question.
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    #10

    Re: "Didn't understand the first part of your speech. I also donít understand...

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    "Is it correct to use also in the above?"
    You have to mark the text that you're discussing. Either surround it in quotation marks or set it in italics:

    "Is it correct to use 'also' in the above?"
    "Is it correct to use also in the above?"
    Last edited by GoesStation; 14-Feb-2017 at 16:00. Reason: To correct a color choice.
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