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    #1

    Correct / wrong...

    Hi!
    Could you, please, help me with the following
    1.(definition for a musical note, e.g. "do") The first note in the musical scale "(correct/wrong)
    2.She was shouting at the top of her / the voice?
    3.You are too nice a person and so / so you tend to be exploited.
    4.Can I use the phrase "verbs of movement" in relation to verbs such as; to plod, to trudge, to shuffle,etc
    5.Can I use "brand" in relation to soap, toothpaste?
    6. Computing / computer language ?
    7.The economic situation of the region is rather poor. We should therefore postpone our expansion plans. (correct/ wrong)
    8.(definition for "nun") "Woman religious" - why, if correct, does the adjective come after the noun?
    9. He didn't get a pass mark.
    10. Has any of you undertaken the course in Computer science?
    11 In the dead of night / of the night?
    12. She was immersed in her reading so that at first she didn't take any notice of him (correct/ wrong)
    A big thanks,
    Angela

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    #2

    Re: Correct / wrong...

    This looks like a task you have been set, so shouldn't you try to answer them first?


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    Unhappy Re: Correct / wrong...

    Hi!
    No, I'm not supposed to answer them, it's only that I've been trying to make sure they are correct.I'm not a native speaker and some of the questions are my friends' too.
    So, can you, pleeeeease, help me?
    Thanks,
    Angela

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    Re: Correct / wrong...

    1Yes
    2 her
    3 so, though the other is OK
    4 yes
    5 yes
    6 Programming language? (C++, etc)
    7 , therefore,
    8 You can be religious without being a nun
    9 I would say 'he didn't pass'
    10 Possible, but why not just use 'taken'?
    11 Depends on context, but more likely without

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