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    running

    Is the following sentence correct and natural?

    Hey Polyester, you can run fast enough than Tom.
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    #2

    Re: running

    You cannot have "fast enough" before "than".
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    #3

    Re: running

    Polyester, I suggest you read up on forming the comparative and superlative of adjectives and adverbs.

    Many sources are available with a quick search.

    If you prefer to watch videos, there are also many, many videos about it on Youtube.

    The rules for forming comparatives and superlatives are very, very similar between adverbs and adjectives.
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    Polyester,

    Your sentence is completely incorrect. You obviously have not studied how to make comparative sentences. Why not? What's the point of writing completely incorrect sentences? You have to learn the rules of forming correct sentences before you try to practise writing them.

    Do you understand what I'm saying?

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    #5

    Re: running

    Try:

    Polyester, you can run faster than Tom.
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    #6

    Re: running

    Quote Originally Posted by jutfrank View Post
    Polyester,

    Your sentence is completely incorrect. You obviously have not studied how to make comparative sentences. Why not? What's the point of writing completely incorrect sentences? You have to learn the rules of forming correct sentences before you try to practise writing them.

    Do you understand what I'm saying?

    I always try my best. Hopeless, I'm not good at English.
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    Re: running

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    I always try my best. Hopeless, I'm not good at English.
    You don't follow all of our advice.

    You should study more grammar. If you knew how to form grammatically correct sentences, you wouldn't make so many errors.

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    #8

    Re: running

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    I always try my best. Hopeless, I'm not good at English.
    I would say:

    I always do my best. I'm not good at English, but I'm working at it.

    As for "Hopeless", if the situation were hopeless there would be no point in trying, would there?
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