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    with my hair sticking up into the air

    I woke up late and rushed to school with my hair sticking up into the air.



    Does the underlined part sound right? Thanks.


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    Re: with my hair sticking up into the air

    I woke up late and rushed to school, with my hair sticking up.

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    Re: with my hair sticking up into the air

    - 'into' refers to objects that reach all the way up: The office block reached up into the sky.

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    Smile Re: with my hair sticking up into the air

    Quote Originally Posted by Nina01 View Post
    I woke up late and rushed to school, with my hair sticking up.
    Thanks, Nina.
    Why doesn't the base sentence work?
    What about the following?

    I woke up late and rushed to school with my hair sticking up in the air.

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    - 'into' refers to objects that reach all the way up: The office block reached up into the sky.

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    Thanks, Bob.
    To make sure, does "office block" refer to "offfice building?"

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    Re: with my hair sticking up into the air

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
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    Thanks, Bob.
    To make sure, does "office block" refer to "o[f]ffice building?"


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    Re: with my hair sticking up into the air

    Thanks, Bob.

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