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    non-spoiled/non-ruined

    How to shop has changed as well. In the past, we had to visit a store or a supermarket to buy goods, but now we can buy goods in/on/at online stores. In the beginning, online stores usually sold non-spoiled/non-ruined things like clothes, electric devices, etc during delivery. Recently, advanced distribution system can deliver goods within 24 hours. Online markets can deliver at dawn, so we can receive fresh groceries in the morning.

    Are the underlined correct?

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    Re: non-spoiled/non-ruined

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    How to we shop has changed as well. In the past, we had to visit a store or a supermarket to buy goods, but now we can buy goods in/on/ at online stores. In the beginning Originally, online stores usually mostly sold non-spoiled/non-ruined non-perishable things like clothes, electrical devices, etc. during delivery. Recently These days/Nowadays, advanced distribution systems can deliver goods within 24 hours. Online markets can deliver at dawn, so we can receive fresh groceries in the morning.
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: non-spoiled/non-ruined

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    See above.
    I think non-perishable is limited to foods, so undamaged or uncrumpled would be better in my humble opinion.

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    Re: non-spoiled/non-ruined

    None of your suggestions (non-spoiled, non-ruined, undamaged and uncrumpled) work. You want a word that ends "-able". You're not talking about things that have already had something happen to them (that's what your four suggestions mean). You want to talk about things that won't suffer something while in transit.

    I think you're right that non-perishable only refers to foods. Perhaps "undamageable" (although I've never seen it) would work.
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    Re: non-spoiled/non-ruined

    Perhaps:

    nonfood items

    Also, you can say people buy things online. You don't need to say online stores.
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    Re: non-spoiled/non-ruined

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    None of your suggestions (non-spoiled, non-ruined, undamaged and uncrumpled) work. You want a word that ends "-able". You're not talking about things that have already had something happen to them (that's what your four suggestions mean). You want to talk about things that won't suffer something while in transit.

    I think you're right that non-perishable only refers to foods. Perhaps "undamageable" (although I've never seen it) would work.
    If that is the case, I would say "things free from damage".

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    #7

    Re: non-spoiled/non-ruined

    That means the same thing as undamaged.
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    Re: non-spoiled/non-ruined

    "undamaged" doesn't work. That still means that they have not been damaged before they are sent out. That's a totally different idea from items that cannot be damaged while they are in transit.
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    #9

    Re: non-spoiled/non-ruined

    How about "non-fragile items"? Items not prone to damage during transit? Unbreakable? Hardy?

    It is "delivery system", not "distribution system".

    And "online vendors", not "online market".
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: non-spoiled/non-ruined

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    How about "non-fragile items"? Items not prone to damage during transit? Unbreakable? Hardy?

    It is "delivery system", not "distribution system".

    And "online vendors", not "online market".
    I'm sorry I've found that the following is what I originally intended to say.
    non-perishable things

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