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    #1

    is this ok?

    Did you correct only what was wrong? Or did you change things that were grammatically correct just to adapt it to your personal style?


    Is this text ok, please?
    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: is this ok?

    Did you correct only what was wrong? Or did you change things that were grammatically correct just to adapt it to your personal style?

    I don't see anything wrong with the sentence.
    The underlined part sounds a bit vague though.

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    #3

    Re: is this ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    Did you correct only what was wrong? Or did you change things that were grammatically correct just to adapt it to your personal style?

    I don't see anything wrong with the sentence.
    The underlined part sounds a bit vague though.

    not a teacher
    With the underlined part I wanted to say "you changed the text just because you are a pretentious person and want to impose your writing style on me".
    Thanks.
    Last edited by jctgf; 05-Jul-2008 at 04:29.

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    #4

    Re: is this ok?

    OK, how does this sound:

    Did you correct only what was wrong? Or did you change things that were grammatically correct just to suit your own taste?

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    #5

    Re: is this ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    OK, how does this sound:

    Did you correct only what was wrong? Or did you change things that were grammatically correct just to suit your own taste?
    it sounds great to me!
    Thanks.

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    #6

    Re: is this ok?

    (not a professional teacher) I agree that "suit your personal style" fits best. The phrase "change it to suit" is very common in most English variants I'm aware of, and sounds very natural.

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