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    Sentence Proofread (Carrot)

    Hi! Would you please touch up the dialog in blue if it sounds unnatural?

    Patient: Doctor, if I eat more carrot, will my eyesight be improved?
    Doctor: Sure. Did you ever see any rabbit wears glasses?

    By the way, how do I use " have" and " eat" properly? For example, can I replace "eat" with " have" in above context? Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Sentence Proofread (Carrot)

    Patient: Doctor, if I eat more carrots, will my eyesight improve?
    Doctor: Sure. Have you ever seen rabbits wearing glasses?

    I'd prefer to use 'eat' or 'take' rather than 'have'.

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    Re: Sentence Proofread (Carrot)

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hi! Would you please touch up the dialog in blue if it sounds unnatural?

    Patient: Doctor, if I eat more carrot, will my eyesight be improved?
    Doctor: Sure. Did you ever see any rabbit wears glasses?

    By the way, how do I use " have" and " eat" properly? For example, can I replace "eat" with " have" in above context? Thanks in advance.

    I've never seen a rabbit wearing glasses!
    I wear glasses, so I should eat more carrots!
    Thank you for the information.

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    Re: Sentence Proofread (Carrot)

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    Patient: Doctor, if I eat more carrots, will my eyesight improve?
    Doctor: Sure. Have you ever seen rabbits wearing glasses?

    I'd prefer to use 'eat' or 'take' rather than 'have'.
    Yes, 'eat' is preferable.

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    Re: Sentence Proofread (Carrot)

    Hi guys, thank you very much for your responses!

    Tedtmc : Your English is good.

    Tzfujimino: It is just a joke, you know. But carrots contain rich vitamin A, which is helpful to eyes. I'd like to recommend you to try carrot juice. I used to make it by my small juice extractor. It is a bit of sweet.

    Bhaisahab: Thanks for your comment.

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    Re: Sentence Proofread (Carrot)

    Could anyone of you tell me how to choose appropriate word among "eat", "take" and "have"?

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    Re: Sentence Proofread (Carrot)

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Hi guys, thank you very much for your responses!

    Tedtmc : Your English is good.

    Tzfujimino: It is just a joke, you know. But carrots contain rich vitamin A, which is helpful to eyes. I'd like to recommend you to try carrot juice. I used to make it by my small juice extractor. It is a bit of sweet.

    Bhaisahab: Thanks for your comment.
    Oh, my...
    I've already eaten ten carrots for lunch! (JOKE)
    I'm also interested in the difference of meanings between "have(eat)" and "take."


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    last year i came here i told you to do that

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    Re: Sentence Proofread (Carrot)

    Quote Originally Posted by Dhaneesh View Post
    last year i came here i told you to do that


    Did you?
    I didn't know that!

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    Re: Sentence Proofread (Carrot)

    Quote Originally Posted by thedaffodils View Post
    Could anyone of you tell me how to choose appropriate word among "eat", "take" and "have"?
    You have a meal; e.g., I had eggs for breakfast; you eat food; e.g., I ate eggs for breakfast; you take e.g., medicine.

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