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    Arrow How to use phrases?

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    Please read the following sentences. Here I have written each sentence in two ways. I am not able make sure whether it is right or wrong. Also I want to know “Could we make these sentences in two ways to get different meanings?” Ask me, if you are not able to grasp what I ask. Please see the highlighted area.

    • As he was accused, every one of his family let him down.
    • As he was accused, every one of his family let down him.
    • She always put me down.
    • She always put down me.
    • Her parents brought her up in good manner.
    • Her parents brought up her in good manner.
    • He added some jokes to spice up the story.
    • He added some jokes to spice the story up.
    • It doesn’t matter whether I will get success or not, but I will never gave up my efforts.
    • It doesn’t matter whether I will get success or not, but I will never gave my efforts up.
    Thanks
    winston

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    Re: How to use phrases?

    Quote Originally Posted by winston View Post
    Dear Sir/Madam,
    Please read the following sentences. Here I have written each sentence in two ways. I am not able make sure whether it is right or wrong. Also I want to know “Could we make these sentences in two ways to get different meanings?” Ask me, if you are not able to grasp what I ask. Please see the highlighted area.

    • As he was accused, every one of his family let him down.
    • As he was accused, every one of his family let down him.
    • Since he has been accused, all of his family have let him down
    • She always put me down.
    • She always put down me.
    • She always puts me down
    • Her parents brought her up in good manner.
    • Her parents brought up her in good manner.
    • He added some jokes to spice up the story.
    • He added some jokes to spice the story up.
    • Both are OK
    • It doesn’t matter whether I will get success or not, but I will never gave up my efforts.
    • It doesn’t matter whether I will get success or not, but I will never gave my efforts up.
    • It doesn't matter whether I am succesful or not, I will never give up trying
    Thanks
    winston
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    Re: How to use phrases?

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
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    Then both ways giving the same meaning?

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    Re: How to use phrases?

    Only on the 'joke' phrase. The rest are all wrong except the one I ticked.

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    Re: How to use phrases?

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    Only on the 'joke' phrase. The rest are all wrong except the one I ticked.
    I just understood.Thank you.

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