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    #1

    which one is correct?

    Omitting it does harm the meaning of the sentence?

    Does omitting it harm the meaning of the sentence?

    Does omit it harm the meaning of the sentence?

    Does omit it harms the meaning of the sentence?


    Which is the correct one, please?
    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: which one is correct?

    Say:
    Does omitting it change the meaning of the sentence?

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    #3

    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Say:
    Does omitting it change the meaning of the sentence?
    Hi,
    Would it be "foreign English" to say "Does omitting it harm...", please?
    I wonder if I would "damage" the understanding of the sentence if I took the preposition out of it.
    Thanks a lot.
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    #4

    Re: which one is correct?

    Hi,
    How about "Omitting it changes the meaning of the sentence?" in an informal talk? Please note that this is a question.
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    #5

    Re: which one is correct?

    "Omitting it changes the meaning of the sentence?"
    The question is not complete without the 'does' in front.

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    #6

    Re: which one is correct?

    Does it change the meaning (of the sentence) if I omit xxxx?

    I hope it's right.

    Regards,

    Student Anreak

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    #7

    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    Hi,
    Would it be "foreign English" to say "Does omitting it harm...", please?
    I wonder if I would "damage" the understanding of the sentence if I took the preposition out of it.
    Thanks a lot.
    You cannot harm the meaning of a sentence. You can change it, but you can't harm it. You can make it more or less understandable, but you cannot damage it.




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    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    Hi,
    How about "Omitting it changes the meaning of the sentence?" in an informal talk? Please note that this is a question.
    Thanks.
    Yes, you can say that.



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