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    please correct

    Would you please correct the following sentences?
    Thanks a lot in advance


    1.) It’s late. We’d better go now.
    a.) gone
    b.) go
    c.) to go
    d.) going

    2.) At the moment we are having our office redecorate.
    a.) be redecorated
    b.) redecorate
    c.) redecorating
    d.) redecorated

    3.) You should better start our language course at once, Walter.
    a.) had better
    b.) should better
    c.) ought to better
    d.) had better to

    4.) This hall floors is really dirty. We must have waxed it immediately.
    a.) let it waxed
    b.) leave it waxed
    c.) have it waxed
    d.) have waxed it

    5.) Ms O’Conner’s secretary has already written seven letters this morning.
    a.) has already been written
    b.) has already written
    c.) had already been writing
    d.) has already writing

    6.) Don’t pay the bill unless you are sure the product is all right.
    a.) were sure
    b.) are sure
    c.) would be sure
    d.) will be sure

    7.) Nearly all my husband’s colleagues live in Quickborn.
    a.) husbands' colleagues'
    b.) husband's colleagues
    c.) husbands colleagues
    d.) hasbands colleague's

    8.) My uncle is going to the same bank for thirty years now.
    a.) has been going
    b.) is going
    c.) was going
    d.) does going

    9.) Where’s Henry? – He is reading the newspaper in the lounge.
    a.) has reading
    b.) reads
    c.) is reading
    d.) is to be reading

    10.) Sarah-Marie will go on working until she gets married.
    a.) is getting
    b.) has been getting
    c.) gets
    d.) will get

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    Re: please correct

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


    1.) It’s late. We’d better go now.
    a.) gone
    b.) go
    c.) to go
    d.) going

    2.) At the moment we are having our office redecorate.
    a.) be redecorated
    b.) redecorate
    c.) redecorating
    d.) redecorated

    3.) You should better start our language course at once, Walter.
    a.) had better
    b.) should better
    c.) ought to better
    d.) had better to

    4.) This hall floor(s) is really dirty. We must have waxed it immediately.
    a.) let it waxed
    b.) leave it waxed
    c.) have it waxed
    d.) have waxed it

    5.) Ms O’Conner’s secretary has already written seven letters this morning.
    a.) has already been written
    b.) has already written
    c.) had already been writing
    d.) has already writing

    6.) Don’t pay the bill unless you are sure the product is all right.
    a.) were sure
    b.) are sure
    c.) would be sure
    d.) will be sure

    7.) Nearly all my husband’s colleagues live in Quickborn.
    a.) husbands' colleagues'
    b.) husband's colleagues
    c.) husbands colleagues
    d.) hasbands colleague's

    8.) My uncle is going to the same bank for thirty years now.
    a.) has been going
    b.) is going
    c.) was going
    d.) does going

    9.) Where’s Henry? – He is reading the newspaper in the lounge.
    a.) has reading
    b.) reads
    c.) is reading
    d.) is to be reading

    10.) Sarah-Marie will go on working until she gets married.
    a.) is getting
    b.) has been getting
    c.) gets
    d.) will get
    Correct answers in red.

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    Re: please correct

    Thank you so much for your help

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    Re: please correct

    Quote Originally Posted by Dany View Post
    Thank you so much for your help
    You're welcome.

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