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    Nearly Caught

    Hi, teachers, could help me correct the mistakes in the essay about the above topic, thanks.

    Such is a human nature, that people who do manual work always feel less respect and glory than people who work in offices. A great many people feel too embarrassed to tell the truth that they are blue-collar workers to their wife as Alf did. Since their wedding, Alf never told his wife he was a dustman, he just simply told her he worked for a municipal company.
    One day, Alf was collecting rubbish with his fellow dustmen. Just finished two blocks, they arrived at Mr. Frost's house. Suddenly, Alf turned back and ran away at a fantastic speed, for he saw his wife finished visiting Mrs. Frost and was leaving. Confusedly, Alf hid himself in a rubbishcart and one of his fellow workers pushed the rubbishcart away when his wife was talking to Mrs. Frost on the doorsteps.
    Since then, Alf started to tried to find another job which will let him work in an office. Finally, he successed. But he will be earning only half as much as he used to.
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    Re: Nearly Caught

    Such is human nature: people who do manual work always feel [that] they get less respect and glory than people who work in an office. Alf, like many people, was embarrassed to tell his spouse the truth, that he was a blue-collar worker. Alf never told his wife [that] he was a dustman. He just told her he worked for a municipal company.

    One day, Alf was collecting rubbish with his fellow dustmen. Having just finished two blocks, they arrived at the Frost's house. Suddenly, Alf turned and took off running at a high speed; he saw his wife standing on the doorstep talking to Mrs Frost. Afraid he would be found out, Alf hid himself in a rubbishcart, but he was found out as one of his fellow workers had pushed the cart away.

    After that day, Alf started looking for another job, one in an office. He succeeded but will be earning only half as much as he used to.

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