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    jackson6612 is offline Junior Member
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    I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    Hi

    Could you please edit/correct the following sentences? Thank you.

    1: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?
    2: Tom, you need to look over all the other kids because you are the oldest one.
    3: Please check for my book in your office?

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    Re: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    Quote Originally Posted by jackson6612 View Post

    Could you please edit/correct the following sentences? Thank you.

    1: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John. It's not a question.
    2: Tom, you need to look after all the other kids because you are the oldest one.
    3: Please look for my book in your office. It's not a question.
    I have tried to deduce what you mean.

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    Re: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    Quote Originally Posted by jackson6612 View Post
    Hi

    Could you please edit/correct the following sentences? Thank you.

    1: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?
    2: Tom, you need to look over all the other kids because you are the oldest one.
    3: Please check for my book in your office?
    Sentences 1 and 3 are not questions. If they ended with periods ("full stops" in BrE), they'd be OK.

    Replace "look over" with watch and sentence 2 will be OK. You could remove one without changing the meaning.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    Could you please tell me that which one is more natural? Thank you.

    I wish you all the best with/in whatever you do.

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    Re: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    Quote Originally Posted by jackson6612 View Post
    Could you please tell me that which one is more natural?
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    Re: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    Quote Originally Posted by jackson6612 View Post

    I wish you all the best with/in whatever you do.
    Thank you.

    What about the sentence above in quotes?

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    Re: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    They're both OK in BrE.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    And in the American variety.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    Thank you.

    Could you please help me to correct the sentences below? Thank you.

    1: I already had this question somewhere in the back of my mind but didn't get the opportunity to ask it earlier.
    2: He is my oldest/eldest brother.

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    Re: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

    Quote Originally Posted by jackson6612 View Post
    Thank you.

    Could you please help me to correct the sentences below? Thank you.

    1: I already had this question somewhere in the back of my mind but didn't get the opportunity to ask it earlier.
    2: He is my oldest/eldest brother.
    There's nothing to correct. Use oldest in number 2.
    I am not a teacher.

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