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    #1

    As I was walking down the street

    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

    As I was walking down the street, a car drew up level with me. The passenger's window rolled down, and the man asked me where the nearest petrol station was.

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    #2

    Re: As I was walking down the street

    I'd write "a car pulled up beside me." Omit the comma after "down".
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    #3

    Re: As I was walking down the street

    I'd delete 'up' in the first sentence. It suggests to me that the car stopped.

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    #4

    Re: As I was walking down the street

    I'd use "... pulled alongside me and the driver rolled the window down to ask me where the nearest petrol station was".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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