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    #1

    I am very emotional, but calm down, itís nothing serious.

    Hello.

    Are the following sentences grammatically correct?

    "I am very emotional, but calm down, itís nothing serious. Today the principal offered me to be in the slate of three for a job at the Ministry of Education."

    Thanks,

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    #2

    Re: I am very emotional, but calm down, itís nothing serious.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    Hello.

    Are the following sentences grammatically correct?

    "I am very excited emotional, but calm! down, Itís nothing bad. serious. Today the principal offered to put me to be in on the slate of three for a job at the Ministry of Education."

    Thanks.
    Consider using "on a shortlist of three" instead of "on the slate of three" in the above.
    Last edited by teechar; 15-Feb-2017 at 23:35.

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    Re: I am very emotional, but calm down, itís nothing serious.

    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    Today the principal offered to put me on to be in the slate of three for a job at the Ministry of Education."
    Note my corrections. A person can't offer someone to be something.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 15-Feb-2017 at 23:45. Reason: To insert a missing space.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I am very emotional, but calm down, itís nothing serious.

    "The principal offered to me ..." is wrong.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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