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    My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants some

    My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants some money for that.

    That person wants money in lieu of the job he is going to help my friend to get.

    Please check my sentences.

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    Re: My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants s

    there is a who can
    You checked your sentence, did you?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 17-Sep-2017 at 08:27. Reason: Fixed typo

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    Re: My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants s

    ... and you should correct the "... get him get ..." part as well.

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    Re: My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants s

    And he doesn't want money in lieu of the job. He wants to be paid for getting him the job.
    I am not a teacher

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    Re: My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants s

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You checked your sentence, did you?
    My friend told me, there is a person who can help him get a government job but he wants some money for that.

    That person wants to be paid (can we also use money here?) for getting him the job.

    Please check my sentences.

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    Re: My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants s

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You checked your sentence, did you?
    No sorry, actually as soon as I posted the question the electricity went off. I read it once after I have posted it.

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    Re: My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants s

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    My friend told me (no comma) there is a person who can help him get a government job but he wants some money for that.

    That person wants to be paid (can we also use money here?) for getting him the job.
    They're both OK with the little correction I made. You can say the person wants to be paid money,​ but it adds a word without adding any meaning to the sentence.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants s

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    No sorry, actually as soon as I posted the question the electricity went off. I read it once after I have posted it.
    Delete "have" there.

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    Re: My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants s

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    No sorry, actually as soon as I posted the question the electricity went off.
    Doesn't your computer have a battery?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: My friend told me, there is a who can get him get a government job but he wants s

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Doesn't your computer have a battery?
    I imagine tufguy's internet router doesn't have a backup battery.
    I am not a teacher.

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