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    Today would be my third trial....

    Hi.

    The Mid-Autumn festival is around the corner. I've been busy making mooncakes. Unfortunately, I failed twice and today I started the third times. I said to my friend "Today would be my third trials of mooncake making, wish me good luck".

    Is my italic sentence natural?

    Edited: Today would will be my third trials of try at mooncake-making. Wish me (good) luck.
    Last edited by GoesStation; 30-Sep-2020 at 15:40. Reason: Fix typo in title.

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    #2

    Re: Today would be my thrid trials....

    Today would will be my third trials of try at mooncake-making. Wish me (good) luck.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 30-Sep-2020 at 13:20. Reason: Fixed spacing issue
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    #3

    Re: Today would be my thrid trials....

    Please edit your thread title, Silver, and make a point of checking your text for careless mistakes both before and after posting.

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    #4

    Re: Today would be my third trials....

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hi.

    The Mid-Autumn festival is around the corner. I've been busy making mooncakes. Unfortunately, I failed twice and today I started the third times. I said to my friend "Today would be my third trials of mooncake making, wish me good luck".
    I think you meant '... for the third time" there.
    Last edited by tzfujimino; 30-Sep-2020 at 15:35.

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    #5

    Re: Today would be my thrid trials....

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Please edit your thread title, Silver, and make a point of checking your text for careless mistakes both before and after posting.
    Is it okay now?

    I think you meant '... for the third time" there.
    Yes.

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    Re: Today would be my thrid trials....

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Is it okay now?
    No. Reread post #2.

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    #7

    Re: Today would be my thrid trials....

    I'd say something like "I'm having my third go/attempt at making mooncakes today. Wish me luck!"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #8

    Re: Today would be my thrid trials....

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No. Reread post #2.
    Is it better now?

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    #9

    Re: Today would be my thrid trials....

    No. Your title looks exactly the same as it has done all along.

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    #10

    Re: Today would be my thrid trials....

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No. Your title looks exactly the same as it has done all along.
    Members can only change titles for twenty-four hours. I'll fix it and close the thread.
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