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    #11

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    Polyester, what Ems said is exactly right. She isn't trying to make things harder for you. Instead, the opposite is true. She is trying to help.

    Note that in the above text the sentences are seven, nine, five, and five words long. That is, I think, typical of my writing. Can I produce longer sentences? Of course, but I don't try to. I just say what I want to say.

    I hope that helps.
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    #12

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    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Hi emsr2d2,

    Are you biting your tongue? You and Rover_KE (no comma here) both are both trying to stop me writing the great long sentences. These sentences are telling you and me, tell us all that there are too many errors in my sentences. I have no idea how to write a good sentence. And Both of you are trying to stop me doing that and you have said that if I don't follow your instructions and both of you will band ban my account.

    Does it that make any sense?
    I don't know why you think I am biting my tongue. You will learn nothing if we just give you six or seven correct sentences. You won't understand what was wrong with the original and you won't learn how to write correct sentences yourself.
    You can explain the situation without writing long sentences.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #13

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    Are you biting your tongue?

    Polyester, that's a good sentence, but it is used wrongly. Ems did not, I think, hold anything back. Instead, she said said what she meant to say.

    Ems is the kindest person I know who I have never met. I'm sure she did not mean to give offense.
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    #14

    Re: english

    Hi emsr2d2,

    Each corrections received by me and I learned a lot from all of teacher's corrections here. I wanted to say "thank you".
    An English learner.

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    #15

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    Polyester, try:

    I have learned a lot from the corrections to my posts and the advice I have received here. Thanks to all!
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