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    #1

    I pressed the gas pedal

    Would you please correct the mistakes in my sentences?

    I pressed the gas pedal and the car sped up. The road was empty, on both sides of it endless ripe cornfields stood motionless. I imaged being the last man on earth, driving through the countries and over the continents on the journey without the beginning or end.

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    #2

    Re: I pressed the gas pedal

    What did you think were the mistakes?

    I am not a teacher.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 10-Apr-2017 at 07:47. Reason: Deleting quote. We didn't need to read it all again.

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    Re: I pressed the gas pedal

    I should have written, "I imagined being the last man on earth."

    But I do not know where the other mistakes are.

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    #4

    Re: I pressed the gas pedal

    Fix the comma splice in this sentence: "The road was empty, on both sides of it endless ripe cornfields stood motionless."

    You can do it by splitting it into two sentences with a period or a semicolon, or by changing "stood" to "standing".
    NOT A TEACHER. Translator and editor, and I hold a TESOL certificate. Native speaker of American English (West Coast)

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