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    There is a friend of mine who worked closer to me but we didn't know it.

    There is a friend of mine who worked closer to me but we didn't know it. I mean the company he was working at was closer to mine.

    We worked near to each other. Our companies were near to each other.

    Please check my sentences.

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    Re: There is a friend of mine who worked closer to me but we didn't know it.

    Delete to from both sentences and they'll be correct.
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    Re: There is a friend of mine who worked closer to me but we didn't know it.

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Delete to from both sentences and they'll be correct.

    Just to clarify, GoesStation was referring to the sentences below.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    We worked near to each other. Our companies were near to each other.

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    Re: There is a friend of mine who worked closer to me but we didn't know it.

    There is a friend of mine who worked closer to me but we didn't know it. I mean the company he was working at was closer to mine.

    We worked near each other. Our companies were near each other.


    I mean the company he was working at was near mine.

    There is a friend of mine who worked near me but we didn't know it.

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    Re: There is a friend of mine who worked closer to me but we didn't know it.

    I'm not sure what you're asking, but you can express the idea in your final sentence more succinctly: A friend and I worked near each other but we didn't know it.
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    Re: There is a friend of mine who worked closer to me but we didn't know it.

    A/My friend and I didn't realise we worked so close to each other.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Apr-2017 at 08:01. Reason: Fixing typo.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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