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    Formal vs Informal Verbs

    Hi, I have done an assignment on formal and informal verbs. Can someone look over it and tell me if I used the right verbs? I am not sure about a few sentences. I have written my verbs in brackets.)

    postpone request repair verify establish select provide demonstrate
    discover increase enquire purchase ensure receive/obtain inform assist


    1. Many people asked (request) about the new position at the company.
    2. The governor asked for (discovered) information about the protests.
    3. They were uncertain about the results so they asked an expert to check (verify) them.
    4. We did not get (receive) the documents on time.
    5. Sales went up (increased) slightly in the first quarter.
    6. He asked me to help (assist) them with the marketing campaign.
    7. We regret to tell (inform) you that your application has been rejected.
    8. The company was set up (established) in 2013.
    9. After the first test it was necessary to fix (repair) the prototype.
    10. The machinery was bought (enquired) at the beginning of last year.
    11. Im afraid we have to put off (postpone) the meeting until next week.
    12. The technicians want to make sure (ensure) that this problem does not happen again.
    13. Employees must show (demosntrate) competence in certain skills before they can work independently.

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    Re: Formal vs Informal Verbs

    Sorry, jasmin, but we don't help with homework assignments. Your teacher wants to know what you can do, not what we can do.

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    Re: Formal vs Informal Verbs

    After your teacher has marked/scored/graded your assignment, you are welcome to come back to us if you don't understand any of your teacher's comments or corrections (if, for some reason, the teacher can't explain them to you). I am closing this thread. If you need help later, please start a new thread ask us about just one sentence at a time.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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