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    Re: A song.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fatdog View Post
    Why do you write "the ocean"?
    The plane will fall (i hope not too) into some ocean, Into the Indian Ocean or into the Pacific. Why one must tell "the ocean"?

    Can I tell "above us" instead of "overhead"?
    People are all the time getting "say" and "tell" mixed up.

    Yes, you can say "above us" instead of "overhead". It's not terrible.

    It's always "the" ocean. There is just one ocean that has different names in different places.
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    #12

    Re: A song.

    You can be hit by a car crossing the street, but I wouldn't be worried about being hit by a car just because I was going outside.
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    #13

    Re: A song.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    You can be hit by a car crossing the street, but I wouldn't be worried about being hit by a car just because I was going outside.
    I'll think about the translation of that sentence of the song.

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    #14

    Re: A song.

    Can I say "Someone has been coming out of the house will be hitten by a car"?
    Makes it sense?

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    #15

    Re: A song.

    That's a horrible mess. Let's start with the last part first. Say:

    Does it make sense? (No!)

    Two things. One, that sentence is unfixable. Start over! Two, hitten is not a word. (Maybe you're thinking of bitten, whicb is, of course, a different verb entirely.)
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    #16

    Lightbulb Re: A song.

    You will find if you look that a million sentences begin with Does it

    Does it look like rain?
    Does it look good to you?
    Does it look good on me?
    Does it make me look fat?
    Does he like me?
    Does it seem likely?
    Does it look good?
    Does it seem right to you?
    Does it taste good?
    Does it taste right?
    Does it look right?
    Does she like me?
    Does it work?
    Does it feel right?
    Does green go with blue?
    Does he like his new job?
    Does it look like there are a couple of outliers on this list?
    Last edited by Tarheel; 02-Aug-2019 at 00:45. Reason: Change something
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    #17

    Re: A song.

    Yes, of course!
    "Does it make sense?"
    Of course, "to make" is not a modal verb.
    Today I have read a lot in English and my head has swollen (It means "I'm very tired and do not able to think")
    Thank you for helping!
    I'll think about that sentence more.
    Last edited by Fatdog; 01-Aug-2019 at 22:31.

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    Lightbulb Re: A song.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fatdog View Post
    Yes, of course!
    "Does it make sense?"
    Of course, "to make" is not a modal verb.
    Today I have read a lot in English and my head has swollen (It means "I'm very tired and do not able to think")
    Thank you for helping!
    I'll think about that sentence more.
    Don't think too much. It will make your head hurt.
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    #19

    Re: A song.

    Today my head is fresh!
    Does "Someone will be hit by a car after having come out of the house" make sense?

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    #20

    Re: A song.

    It's better than the other one.
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