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    consumer goods

    Please check my sentence and correct any errors.

    I purchased consumer goods like SK-II, innsfree, face mark and lips to my girl friend.
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    #2

    Re: consumer goods

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    purchased
    Can you think of a less formal alternative?

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    consumer goods
    I think you mean "cosmetic products".

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    innsfree
    That should start with a capital letter.

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    face mark
    Do you mean "face mask" instead?

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    lips
    You can't buy lips. You can buy a lipstick.

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    to
    You buy something for someone, not to someone.

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    girl friend.
    That should be one word.

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    #3

    Re: consumer goods

    Polyester, what happened to our request that you write short sentences? Your sentence contained 15 words and Teechar has pointed out 7 things that need correcting.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: consumer goods

    I buy cosmetic products for my girlfriend.
    Is it okay now?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 19-Jun-2019 at 08:05. Reason: deleting unnecessary quote
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    #5

    Re: consumer goods

    It's nearly right, but 'purchased' is past tense and 'buy' is present tense. Can you fix that?

    You could also shorten 'cosmetic products' to 'cosmetics'.

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    #6

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    I bought cosmetics for my girlfriend.

    Is it okay? Perfect now?
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    #8

    Re: consumer goods

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    I bought cosmetics for my girlfriend.

    Is it okay? Is it perfect now?
    You almost wrote an entirely perfect post. It's a shame you messed it up by writing an incomplete sentence right at the end. So ... you have just written a correct six-word sentence after six posts and a lot of help. I have asked you this before and I am going to ask you again - do you understand now why we ask you to keep your posts short and simple?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You almost wrote an entirely perfect post. It's a shame you messed it up by writing an incomplete sentence right at the end. So ... you have just written a correct six-word sentence after six posts and a lot of help. I have asked you this before and I am going to ask you again - do you understand now why we ask you to keep your posts short and simple?

    Hi teacher,
    I'm absolutely understanding what you mean and written a short and included 8 words sentence. I knew my writing was poor. I found the errors from above-mentioned posts. For this time, I say it again...I'm totally understanding I should write a 8 words sentence that it's short and clear.
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    Re: consumer goods

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Hi. teacher,

    I'm I absolutely understanding understand what you mean and written I will write a short short sentences and included containing no more than 8 eight words. sentence.

    I knew know my writing was is poor.

    I found have read the explanations of the errors from in the above-mentioned posts above. For this time, I will say it again ... I 'm totally understanding totally understand that I should write a 8 words eight-word sentences that it's are short and clear.
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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