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    Please correct

    Would you please correct the following senteces? Thanks in advance


    1.) Yes, Iíd like a dry martini, but just a small one.
    a.) one small
    b.) a small one
    c.) small one
    d.) a small

    2.) My foreign workers have stayed in the country and their families have come to live with them.
    a.) from
    b.) at
    c.) with
    d.) of

    3.) Randolph succeeded in finding a cheap room in Kiel.
    a.) to
    b.) at
    c.) in
    d.) with

    4.) While the Chancellor was making a speech, somebody threw eggs at him.
    a.) If
    b.) During
    c.) For
    d.) While

    5.) Amantha will start her new job at the first Monday in January.
    a.) on
    b.) at
    c.) to
    d.) in

    6.) The chairperson expects all members come to the meeting.
    a.) to coming
    b.) to come
    c.) come
    d.) will coming

    7.) We decided not to leave the letter unanswered.
    a.) not leave
    b.) did not leave
    c.) not leaving
    d.) not to leave

    8.) I can neither type the letter nor do it on a computer, you say which!
    a.) neither ....... nor
    b.) either ....... nor
    c.) either ....... or
    d.) nor ...... or

    9.) The treasurer didnít go tho the meeting and his assistant didnít go either.
    a.) well
    b.) neither
    c.) with
    d.) either

    10.) Iím sorry, you canít see the boss now. He is interviewing candidates for the new job.
    a.) is interviewing
    b.) interviews
    c.) interview
    d.) will interview

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    #2

    Re: Please correct

    Hello Dany

    Very good! Only two are incorrect.

    Do you want to see if you can tell which ones they are?

    MrP


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    Re: Please correct

    Quote Originally Posted by Dany View Post
    Would you please correct the following senteces? Thanks in advance


    1.) Yes, Iíd like a dry martini, but just a small one. OK
    a.) one small
    b.) a small one
    c.) small one
    d.) a small

    2.) My foreign workers have stayed in the country and their families have come to live with them.OK
    a.) from
    b.) at
    c.) with
    d.) of

    3.) Randolph succeeded in finding a cheap room in Kiel.OK
    a.) to
    b.) at
    c.) in
    d.) with

    4.) While the Chancellor was making a speech, somebody threw eggs at him.OK
    a.) If
    b.) During
    c.) For
    d.) While

    5.) Amantha will start her new job at the first Monday in January.Wrong
    a.) on
    b.) at
    c.) to
    d.) in

    6.) The chairperson expects all members come to the meeting.Wrong
    a.) to coming
    b.) to come
    c.) come
    d.) will coming
    expect smb to do sth

    7.) We decided not to leave the letter unanswered.OK
    a.) not leave
    b.) did not leave
    c.) not leaving
    d.) not to leave

    8.) I can neither type the letter nor do it on a computer, you say which!Wrong
    a.) neither ....... nor
    b.) either ....... nor
    c.) either ....... or
    d.) nor ...... or
    There's a choice: you say which
    9.) The treasurer didnít go to the meeting and his assistant didnít go either.OK
    a.) well
    b.) neither
    c.) with
    d.) either

    10.) Iím sorry, you canít see the boss now. He is interviewing candidates for the new job.OK
    a.) is interviewing
    b.) interviews
    c.) interview
    d.) will interview
    Cheers!

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    #4

    Re: Please correct

    Quote Originally Posted by MrPedantic View Post
    Hello Dany
    Only two are incorrect.
    Correction: only three are incorrect.

    I must get some more fingers some time.

    Thanks, Humble!

    MrP


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    #5

    Re: Please correct

    Hi MrP,
    Just as usual - I sent my answer unaware there was one already.

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    Re: Please correct

    Thank you so much for your help

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