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  1. Lenka's Avatar

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    #1

    all

    The hotel receptionist said she would do ALL what she could do about the dripping tap immediately.

    All is incorrect. It is supposed to be left out. Why??

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    #2

    Re: all

    We say 'all that she could'. We don't modify 'what' with 'all'.

  2. Lenka's Avatar

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    Re: all

    I'll try to remember that. Thank you, Tdol!

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    Re: all

    Quote Originally Posted by Lenka View Post
    I'll try to remember that. Thank you, Tdol!
    Also "do what she could" is correct.

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    #5

    Re: all

    or 'all she could about'

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