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    #1

    There is no reason to be

    Would you please correct the mistakes in my sentences? Is it correct to say "no reason to be so unkind"?

    I imagined a man asking an older woman to help her carry her bag upstairs. But woman brushed him aside and shouted at him.

    The man said, "There is no reason to be so unkind."

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    #2

    Re: There is no reason to be

    Yes. It is correct to say "there is no reason to be so unkind."

    I am not a teacher.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 11-Apr-2017 at 08:58. Reason: Deleting unnecessary quote.

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    #3

    Re: There is no reason to be

    unkind is okay. Maybe rude is more appropriate in this situation.

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    #4

    Re: There is no reason to be

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post

    I imagined a man asking an older woman to help her carry offering to carry an older woman's bag upstairs.

    Andrew, if you're going to quote a post in full, at least make improvements to it. We rarely need to read it all again.

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    #5

    Re: There is no reason to be

    You should use the definite article before "woman" in the second sentence.

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    #6

    Re: There is no reason to be

    Rats! I missed that.

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