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    Error in grammar quiz

    I was taking some grammar quizzes and came across this sentence. The "of" should be deleted.
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    Re: Error in grammar quizz

    Thanks NamelessKing. I'm sure one of the editors will fix that when they see this message.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Error in grammar quizz

    I can't see the image. Can you tell me which quiz?

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    Re: Error in grammar quizz


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    Re: Error in grammar quizz

    I'd like to know what #4 means. And #15 is ungrammatical.
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    Re: Error in grammar quizz

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarheel View Post
    I'd like to know what #4 means.
    Yes, it's slightly confusing because the subject of the sentence Timothy refers to the name, not to a person by that name. The name Tim is a short form of Timothy.

    And #15 is ungrammatical.
    Yes.

    Also, I don't think #16 is very well written. I'd replace the semicolon with a full stop and add a comma after way.
    Last edited by jutfrank; 24-Nov-2019 at 03:15.

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    Re: Error in grammar quizz

    OK. Timothy is called "Tim" for short.
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    Re: Error in grammar quizz

    Thanks for letting us know.

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    Re: Error in grammar quizz

    BTW, in the title of this thread you have written quizz- it has one-z in the singular. Thanks again for your help.

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    Re: Error in grammar quizz

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    BTW, in the title of this thread you have written quizz- it has one-z in the singular. Thanks again for your help.
    Thread title fixed.

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