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    Throwing axe on there own foot

    Is the following sentence correct?

    Throwing axe on there own foot
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 19-Feb-2017 at 13:34.

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    Re: Is the below sentence written in correct english ?

    No. The sentence has no subject and no finite verb. Are you trying to say that 'They' (more than one person) threw axes at their own feet? This seems a little unlikely.

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    Re: Is the below sentence written in correct english ?

    If this is an idiom from your own language, in English it sounds unnatural. There is, however, an equivalent: shoot oneself in the foot.

    Take a look at the example sentences in the link below.

    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/de...lf_in_the_foot

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    Re: Throwing axe on there own foot

    Take some time to study the difference between "there", "their" and "they're".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Is the below sentence written in correct english ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    This seems a little unlikely.
    And difficult given the short distance.

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