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    I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it would if

    Yesterday I had to go somewhere so I shaved twice. First in the morning and then in the evening before leaving. When I was shaving in the morning my mom asked me (casually) why I was shaving at that time when I had to shave in the evening. I told her if I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it would if I had shaved.


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    Re: I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it woul

    As is so often the case with your posts, you have used far more words than necessary to explain something very simple. Would you really use such a long-winded explanation to say this in Hindi? If not, think of the simple version you would use in Hindi and then just translate it into English.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it woul

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    As is so often the case with your posts, you have used far more words than necessary to explain something very simple. Would you really use such a long-winded explanation to say this in Hindi? If not, think of the simple version you would use in Hindi and then just translate it into English.
    When I was shaving in the morning my mom asked me (casually) why I was shaving when I had to shave in the evening as well. I told her if I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it would if I had shaved.

    I would like to get this part checked in particular "I told her if I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it would if I had shaved."

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    Re: I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it woul

    Perhaps:

    Yesterday morning as I was shaving my mom asked me why I was shaving then when I would have to shave in the evening. I told her that shaving then would shave time off my evening shave. (Pun intended.)

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    Re: I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it woul

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    When I was shaving in the one morning, my mom asked me (casually) why I was shaving when I had to shave do it again in the evening. as well. I told her if I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening. than it would if I had shaved.

    I would like to get this part checked in particular "I told her if I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it would if I had shaved."
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it woul

    I told her shaving twice a day lead to quicker shaves overall.
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    Re: I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it woul

    Quote Originally Posted by Skrej View Post
    I told her shaving twice a day leads to quicker shaves overall.
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it woul

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    See above.
    I would like to get this part checked in particular "I told her if I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it would if I had shaved." Is this part correct?

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    Re: I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it woul

    "I told her if I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening."

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    Re: I didn't shave in the morning it would take me longer in the evening than it woul

    "I told her if I didn't shave in the morning, the evening shave would take longer."
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