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    #1

    One day, he called me. He began talking about another girl,

    Hello.

    Are the following sentences grammatically correct?

    "One day, he called me. He began talking about another girl, speaking badly of her, even though they also spoke on the telephone and they had a kind of relationship. I do not understand that and I think Of Kevin's attitudes. Besides that story, it bothered me enough that he was always “following” me everywhere. Those situations were very unpleasant for me."

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    Re: One day, he called me. He began talking about another girl,

    Quote Originally Posted by Nikitus View Post
    Hello.

    Are the following sentences grammatically correct?

    "One day, he called me. He began talking about another girl, speaking badly of her, even though they also spoke on the telephone and they had a kind of relationship. I do not understand that and I'm puzzled by think of Kevin's attitude. Besides that story, it bothered me enough that he was always “following” me everywhere. Those situations were very unpleasant for me."

    Thanks.
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    Re: One day, he called me. He began talking about another girl,

    In casual, colloquial speech, you could say that he was "trash-talking" the other girl. I consider it a mostly AmE phrase but it is heard in BrE.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: One day, he called me. He began talking about another girl,

    You could also say he was bad-mouthing her.

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