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    small budget

    Please check to see if there are grammar errors in these sentences.

    I am sorry I am not able to join you and group for dinner next Friday. I have diabetes and working part time, with small budget, so I have decided not to go to restaurants more than two times a month. A lot of food at restaurants are not good for my medical condition.

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    #2

    Re: small budget

    Quote Originally Posted by ruth666 View Post
    I am sorry I am not able to join you and [1] group for dinner next Friday. I have diabetes, working part time and with limited disposable income, small budget, so I have decided not to go to restaurants more than two times a month. Also, a lot of the food at served in restaurants are not good is not suitable for my medical condition.
    [1]: Here, you need to insert something like "the", "the rest of" or "your".

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    Re: small budget

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    [1]: Here, you need to insert something like "the", "the rest of the/your" or "your".

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    Re: small budget

    Yes, indeed. It's amazing how sometimes words appear in one's mind instead of on the screen.

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    #5

    Re: small budget

    Try:

    I have diabetes. I have a limited income, and I don't go out much because I don't have much money to spare.
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    #6

    Re: small budget

    You can have diabetes and still eat at restaurants. You just have to know what you can eat.
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    #7

    Re: small budget

    How about on a tight budget?

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    #8

    Re: small budget

    I'd say "more than twice a month". Generally, "twice" is more natural than "two times" (when you're not talking about multiplication).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: small budget

    Try:

    I have diabetes, work part time and have a limited income.
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