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    Is it correct to say?

    I watched the film, Zeher partly but the film, Aksar completely. The Aksar film had good twists( I meam suspenses).
    I would like to dedicate a song from the film ,Zeher to one person in the mail list.


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    Re: Is it correct to say?

    I watched some of the film Zeher, but all of the film Aksar. Aksar had good twists in its plot.
    I would like to dedicate a song from Zeher to a person in the mail list.

    When using the name of a book/play/film/programme, either put it into "quotation marks", or underline it, or make it italic.


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    Re: Is it correct to say?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    I watched some of the film Zeher, but all of the film Aksar. Aksar had good twists in its plot.
    I would like to dedicate a song from Zeher to a person in the mail list.

    When using the name of a book/play/film/programme, either put it into "quotation marks", or underline it, or make it italic.
    Why is it incorrect to use the adverbs,partly and completely in the sentence?


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    Re: Is it correct to say?

    partly = adverb: in part; in some degree; not wholly Example: "I felt partly to blame"

    completely = adverb: so as to be complete; with everything necessary Example: "He had filled out the form completely"

    You cannot apply these adverbs to the action of watching a film. As you have expressed it, you have seen a part of one film and all of another. It is not good grammar to say you completely or partly watch something.

    Are you trying to do an exercise in the use of these adverbs?


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    Re: Is it correct to say?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    partly = adverb: in part; in some degree; not wholly Example: "I felt partly to blame"

    completely = adverb: so as to be complete; with everything necessary Example: "He had filled out the form completely"

    You cannot apply these adverbs to the action of watching a film. As you have expressed it, you have seen a part of one film and all of another. It is not good grammar to say you completely or partly watch something.

    Are you trying to do an exercise in the use of these adverbs?
    No ,I am not. Thank you for clarifying my doubt.

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