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    please correct this

    please correct these sentences

    Does he have work today?
    Is it correct to say 'today is off for him'.
    Did all get through the exams?
    thanks

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    #2

    Re: please correct this

    Does he have to work today?
    Today is off for him.
    Today is his day off.
    Did everyone get through the exams?

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    Re: please correct this

    thanks

    i have one more doubt.
    is it correct if I say 'sunday is his day off'
    and could u please tell me what is wrong in saying how to say this?

    thanks in advance

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    Re: please correct this

    Quote Originally Posted by muktha View Post
    please correct these sentences

    Does he have work today?
    Is it correct to say 'today is off for him'.
    Did all get through the exams?
    thanks
    Started writing words without contraction.Nice. keep it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by muktha View Post
    thanks

    i have one more doubt.
    is it correct if I say 'sunday is his day off'
    and could u please tell me what is wrong in saying how to say this?

    thanks in advance
    Again contraction.
    Yes.Sunday is his day off.
    Off day is used in India to say that it is holiday.
    Off has a different meaning.off colour-He is out of form or a bad day .Off day: well not his day . Day off-freedayor paid leave.
    Regards,
    rj1948.

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    Re: please correct this

    Thank you rj.
    In the beginning, I was bit confused when you asked me to avoid contractions.Now it is clear for me.But is it wrong to use contractions?Like for will not if I use won't is there anything wrong?or is the other way more acceptable?

    thanks in advance.

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    Won't is perfectly good English.

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    Re: please correct this

    Quote Originally Posted by muktha View Post
    Thank you rj.
    In the beginning, I was bit confused when you asked me to avoid contractions.Now it is clear for me.But is it wrong to use contractions?Like for will not if I use won't is there anything wrong?or is the other way more acceptable?

    thanks in advance.
    Generally in written English contraction is avoided.But not prohibited. You can write "don't "' wont 'but not u r.
    Last edited by rj1948; 06-Jun-2008 at 13:51.

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    Re: please correct this

    Quote Originally Posted by muktha View Post
    thanks

    i have one more doubt.
    is it correct if I say 'sunday is his day off'
    and could u please tell me what is wrong in saying how to say this?

    thanks in advance
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    I have one more question. Is it correct to say sunday is his day off? If not, how do you say it?
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    Ex: Sunday is his day off.

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    Sorry rj .I didnt exactly get what you meant by contractions? you were asking me to avoid contrations like u,rite etc.I thought it in the other way.I will try to avoid those contractions

    thanks

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