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    Are there sentences right?

    Hi there,

    I wonder if someone could help me with these sentences:

    We arrived in/at (?) the living room
    My friends and I/me (?) were in the pub
    We/us (?), the Jews, could not move.
    When it rains, the water beats against the window (is there any other word to use instead of “beats” that describe such a noise better?)
    The people who/that (?) ate the cake (…)
    Can a house in a forest be called “a forest house”?
    The last dish/course (?) was the dessert
    We were sitting around the table while my mother was cooking dinner
    We started to sing altogether

    Thanks!!!


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    Re: Are there sentences right?

    Quote Originally Posted by silviasabater_2000 View Post
    Hi there,

    I wonder if someone could help me with these sentences:

    We arrived in/at (?) the living room
    My friends and I/me (?) were in the pub
    We/us (?), the Jews, could not move.
    When it rains, the water beats against the window (is there any other word to use instead of “beats” that describe such a noise better?)
    The people who/that (?) ate the cake (…)
    Can a house in a forest be called “a forest house”?
    The last dish/course (?) was the dessert
    We were sitting around the table while my mother was cooking dinner
    We started to sing altogether

    Thanks!!!
    Silvia - can you let us know which you think might be right?


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    Re: Are there sentences right?

    Hi there,

    I wonder if someone could help me with these sentences:

    We arrived in/at (?) the living room (I would say "in" is the right option)
    My friends and I/me (?) were in the pub (I would say "I" is the right option)
    We/us (?), the Jews, could not move.(I would say "we" is the right option)
    When it rains, the water beats against the window (is there any other word to use instead of “beats” that describe such a noise better?)
    The people who/that (?) ate the cake (…) (I would say "that" is the right option)
    Can a house in a forest be called “a forest house”?
    The last dish/course (?) was the dessert (I would say boths options are possible, but I'm not sure)
    We were sitting around the table while my mother was cooking dinner (This sentence doesn't sound good to me, but perhaps is gramatically right)
    We started to sing altogether (I would say here "We all started to sing", but perhaps "we started to sing altogether is also OK)

    Thanks!!!

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    #4

    Re: Are there sentences right?


    Hello,
    We arrived at the living room
    My friends and I were in the pub

    We, the Jews, could not move.
    When it rains, the water beats against the window (is there any other word to use instead of “beats” that describe such a noise better?) no answer
    The people who/that ate the cake (…)
    Can a house in a forest be called “a forest house”? no answer
    The last dish/course was the dessert
    We were sitting around the table while my mother was cooking dinner.
    We started to sing all together
    I hope you tell me what you think about my answers
    Bye

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    Re: Are there sentences right?

    Hello again,
    Sorry I have forgotten this sentence:
    We were sitting around the table while my mother was cooking dinner. It is correct
    You can also say:
    While we were sitting around the table, my mother was cooking dinner.

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