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    #1

    Is it right?

    After you finisned this work,you can start the next work.
    How else can I say?


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    #2

    Re: Is it right?

    Having finished this, you can start the next
    Having completed this, ....
    When you have completed this....
    When you finish this.....
    When you complete this....

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    #3

    Re: Is it right?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Having finished this, you can start the next
    Having completed this, ....
    When you have completed this....
    When you finish this.....
    When you complete this....
    Then "After you finisned this work,you can start the next work" is wrong

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    Re: Is it right?

    After you have finished your dinner, you can start on dessert.
    After you finish your dinner, you can start on dessert.

    By the way, instead of 'next work', try using 'next assignment' or 'next problem' or 'next question', and so on. The word 'work' sounds odd in that context.

    All the best.
    Last edited by Casiopea; 14-Mar-2007 at 17:22.

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    #5

    Re: Is it right?

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    After you have finished your dinner, you can start on dessert.
    After you finish your dinner, you can start on dessert.

    By the way, instead of 'next work', try using 'next assignment' or 'next problem' or 'next question', and so on. The word 'work' sounds odd in that context.

    All the best.
    Thank you very much Casiopea.

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    #6

    Re: Is it right?

    You're welcome.

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