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  1. Helped Wanted
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    #1

    Sorry for wanting help again on the usage of " I prefer

    Dear teachers,

    Q1:
    Do I need to include another word of "borrowing" after to in the following sentence? Please advise again, thanks a million.
    I prefer borrowing a book to (borrowing???)a video tape.

    Q2:
    I would like to have a rest. ( Is it correct?)

    Q3:
    There is no seats left. ( Is it correct?)

    Many, many thanks again for helping, teachers!

  2. Casiopea's Avatar

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    Re: Sorry for wanting help again on the usage of " I pr

    1. I prefer borrowing a book to borrowing a video tape. (OK)
    => I prefer THIS to THAT.

    2a. I would like to have a rest. (OK)
    2b. I would like to take a rest. (OK)

    3a. There is no seats left. (Not OK)
    3b. There are no seats left. (OK)

    :)

  3. Helped Wanted
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    #3
    Lots and lots of thanks to you for the advise again, teacher Casiopea! ^o^

  4. RonBee's Avatar
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    #4
    You could also say, simply, "I want to rest."

    :)

  5. Helped Wanted
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    #5
    Thank you soooo much for the advice again, teacher Ronbee! ^o^ ^o^

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