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    Are there any mistakes?

    I wrote some texts. Are there any mistakes?. Can anyone check, please

    1) She is a joyous person. She can be very active and energetic. Sometimes her friends say that she is a girl of moods and quite impulsive. But that’s only because she is a very ambitious girl and she can be irritable sometimes when she can’t get what she wants.

    2) Her friends love her because she is the life and soul of the party. Her mum loves her because she is even-tempered and calm. Her boyfriend loves her because she is friendly and positive. Her teacher loves her because she is a very creative and curious girl.

    3) I don’t think that you will ever find a person who is so good-hearted, peaceful and reliable. Some people can say that he is non-communicative and reserved. Well, maybe he is from time to time. But it’s a good thing. He is very paitient and well-balanced. Maybe he can be too quiet sometimes, but compare to his talkative sister he is an equable person.

    4) - What do you think about the new girl? Did you like her?
    - Yes, I did. She is so harmonious, sensitive and deep. Perhaps a little bit too thin-skinned and restless but she is very acute.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 08-May-2020 at 16:45. Reason: Added an empty line between each example

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    #2

    Re: Are there any mistakes?

    Quote Originally Posted by AllaR View Post
    I wrote have written some texts. Are there any mistakes?. Can anyone someone check, please

    1) She is a joyous person. She can be very active and energetic. Sometimes her friends say that she is a girl of moods and quite impulsive. But thatís only because she is a very ambitious girl and she can be irritable sometimes when she canít get what she wants.

    2) Her friends love her because she is the life and soul of the party. Her mum loves her because she is even-tempered and calm. Her boyfriend loves her because she is friendly and positive. Her teacher loves her because she is a very creative and curious girl.

    3) I donít think that you will ever find a person who is so good-hearted, peaceful and reliable. Some people can say that he is non-communicative and reserved. Well, maybe he is, from time to time. But itís a good thing. He is very paitient and well-balanced. Maybe He can be too quiet sometimes, but compared to his talkative sister, he is an equable person.

    4) What do you think about the new girl? Did you like her?
    - Yes, I did. She is so harmonious, sensitive and deep. Perhaps a little bit too thin-skinned and restless, but she is very acute.
    See above.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: Are there any mistakes?

    Consider this.

    Abe: What do you think about the new girl? Do you like her?
    Bob: Yes. I do. She is harmonious, sensitive and deep. She is perhaps a little too thin skinned and restless, but she is very acute.

    (I don't understand most of what Bob said.)
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 13-May-2020 at 20:40. Reason: Fixed typo
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    #4

    Re: Are there any mistakes?

    Which of these words are not clear? Maybe I chose the wrong adjectives to describe the character?

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    #5

    Re: Are there any mistakes?

    Quote Originally Posted by AllaR View Post
    Which of these words are not clear?
    If there were some context it might be easier to understand what is intended.

    Some words don't need a lot of context:

    smart, funny, strong, pretty

    People are in general agreement what those words mean.
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    Re: Are there any mistakes?

    Quote Originally Posted by AllaR View Post
    Maybe I chose the wrong adjectives to describe the character?
    It's impossible to tell. We don't know anything about her.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 13-May-2020 at 20:41. Reason: Fixed typo
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    Re: Are there any mistakes?

    Quote Originally Posted by AllaR View Post
    Which of these words are not clear? Maybe I chose the wrong adjectives to describe the character?
    The problem words are harmonious and acute. We don't use those adjectives to describe a person's character. If you tell us what you mean, maybe we can offer alternatives.

    The other words are fine.

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    Re: Are there any mistakes?

    Bob: She is a little too thin-skinned.
    Abe: Could you give an example?
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    Re: Are there any mistakes?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    I wrote have written some texts. Are there any mistakes?. Can anyonesomeone check, please.
    The words that you corrected are possible. are possible.
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