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    Text from mum to her daughter

    The mum and daughter are in bad relationships as the daughter doesn't like the mum asked too much about what's going on in her private life.


    The mum wrote to her daughter as follow:

    "I asked you just out of concern for your mental and physical health and wanted to be in the same pace with what you are experiencing."

    Is the above text grammatical?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Text from mum to her daughter

    I asked you just out of concern for your mental and physical health, hoping to keep track of what you were experiencing.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Text from mum to her daughter

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    The A mum and her daughter
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    are in bad relationships
    That's possible. It means each of them is in a bad relationship with her partner (or partners)! I suppose that's not what you mean, is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    as the daughter doesn't like the mum asking asked too much about what's going on in her private life.


    The mum wrote to her daughter as follow:

    "I asked you just out of concern for your mental and physical health and
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    wanted to be in the same pace with what you are experiencing.
    I don't understand the part highlighted in blue.

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    Re: Text from mum to her daughter

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    That's possible. It means each of them is in a bad relationship with her partner (or partners)! I suppose that's not what you mean, is it?




    I don't understand the part highlighted in blue.
    I meant the mum was hoping to understand and go through the hard time with her daughter so she wouldn't be alone.

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    Re: Text from mum to her daughter

    My interpretation is that the daughter resents her mother's interference. That is why the relationship is a troubled one.

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    Re: Text from mum to her daughter

    That's an incredibly formal way for a mum to speak/write to her daughter! I'd expect something like:

    Mum: So what's going on with you at the moment?
    Daughter: Nothing.
    Mum: Don't be silly. There can't be nothing going on!
    Daughter: Mum, stop sticking your nose into my business.
    Mum: I'm only asking cos I want to make sure you're OK.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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