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  1. muktha's Avatar
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    #1

    ask them or ask with them.

    please correct the sentences

    1.Why don't you ask them?
    or
    Why don't you ask with them?

    2.If one of the straps of my sandal comes out,then how do I say it?

    My sandal is torn

    3.I dusted away all the sand from my sandals.

    4.This book doesn't seem(s) to be mine.

    5.Can I attend the lecture class directly or should I inform you beforehand(that I want to attend the lecture class on this particular day)

    6.She started to have gray hairs at/from the age of 20.

    Regards,
    Muktha

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    #2

    Re: ask them or ask with them.

    ((Not a teacher))

    1.Why don't you ask them?
    2. The strap of my sandal/footwear is broken.
    3. I dusted the sand off my sandals.
    4.This book doesn't seem to be mine OR This book doesn't belong to me.
    5. Shall I attend the lecture class straightaway on (day) or should I inform you earlier?
    6. Her hair started greying at the age of 20.


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    #3

    Re: ask them or ask with them.

    Quote Originally Posted by muktha View Post
    please correct the sentences

    1.Why don't you ask them?
    or
    Why don't you ask with them? You ask someone something. You do not "ask with".

    2.If one of the straps of my sandal comes out,then how do I say it?

    My sandal is torn The strap is broken. My sandal's strap is/has broken

    3.I dusted away all the sand from my sandals. I dusted the sand from my sandals/I brushed the sand off my sandals/I cleaned all the sand off my sandals.

    4.This book doesn't seem(s) to be mine.

    5.Can I attend the lecture class on the day or should I inform you beforehand(that I want to attend the lecture class on this particular day)

    6.She started to have gray hairs at/from the age of 20. either can be used.

    Regards,
    Muktha
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