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    I can't make a sentence T_T

    I want to ask : Do you know a song which is played by flute. And flute is one of the instruments that are played in the song.
    If i say "Do you know a song which is played by flute", i'm afraid that everybody will understand the song is played by flute only.
    So, can i ask : Do you know a song which is played by flute inclusively ? to express above-idea ?

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    Re: I can't make a sentence T_T

    Perhaps "a song that features the flute" might work for you?


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    Re: I can't make a sentence T_T

    "Do you know of a tune that is only for the flute?"

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    Re: I can't make a sentence T_T

    Thank both jlinger and anglika

    Oh, but , my main meaning is that is an orchestra but the feature instrument is flute.
    So I think jlinger is more reasonable.
    Can you help me checking your sentence against the problem I mentioned recently.

    Sorry for my disagreeable express, my English is good :(.

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    Re: I can't make a sentence T_T

    Quote Originally Posted by mr.vi.et View Post
    Thank both jlinger and anglika

    Oh, but , my main meaning is that is an orchestra but the feature instrument is flute.
    So I think jlinger is more reasonable.
    Can you help me checking your sentence against the problem I mentioned recently.

    Sorry for my disagreeable express, my English is good :(.
    Your English is understandable. I think Anglika has misread it.
    "Flute concerto" is the term for a long piece with a full orchestra and a flute soloist (flautist). Other terms might be:
    Sonata for flute and orchestra.
    Seven strange variations for flute and orchestra.
    ...
    A "flute quintet" is a quartet (2 violins, viola and cello) plus a flute.
    A piece for accompanied (by piano) flute.
    jlinger's suggestion is good: "an instrumental piece featuring the flute".

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    Re: I can't make a sentence T_T

    Phew , eventually, I have just translated Raymott' reply. It's fairly difficult for me to understand because some word that I can't translate normally.
    Thank Raymott.
    Here is a example of tune that I described (click below)
    A woodland Night [Light Music]
    P/s: Please correct mistakes (grammar, ...) of my sentences, thank a lot.
    Can you help me checking your sentence against the problem I mentioned recently.
    In this sentence (posting above), Did I use "help me checking ..." correctly ?.
    Or I have (had - the past sense) {which do I choose?} to write : "help me in checking", "help me check" ???


    I often feel difficult to make a sentence because I often waver on using.
    (Can I express that "my English applying is difficult because I often waver on using." which don't change the meaning of above-mentioned sentence)
    Last edited by mr.vi.et; 17-Oct-2008 at 13:25.

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    Re: I can't make a sentence T_T

    Quote Originally Posted by mr.vi.et View Post
    grammar check:
    i want to ask : do you know some music which features [verb] the flute, and in which other instruments are also played in the music. [a "song" has words, singing. Otherwise, we call it "music".] if i say "do you know a song which is played by flute", i'm afraid that everybody will understand the song is played by flute only. [yes they would, but that is a good sentence]
    so, can i ask: do you know a song which is played by flute inclusively ? to express above idea ?
    [no you can't say that. But again, it's a good sentence otherwise]
    "do you know some music that is played by a flute and accompanying instruments?"
    r.

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    Re: I can't make a sentence T_T

    Quote Originally Posted by mr.vi.et View Post
    grammar check
    thanks to both jlinger and anglika


    oh, but, my main meaning is that is an orchestra is playing too, but the feature instrument is the flute.
    So i think jlinger is more reasonable jlinger has the better suggestion.
    can you help me checking your sentence against the problem i mentioned recently. [your meaning is not clear here. You are asking for a grammar check; that is all i understand]
    sorry for my disagreeable expression, my english is not good :(.
    r.

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    Re: I can't make a sentence T_T

    Quote Originally Posted by mr.vi.et View Post
    grammar check:
    phew , i have finally translated raymott's reply. It's fairly difficult for me to understand because there are some words that i can't translate normally.
    Thanks raymott. [you need either "thanks" or "thank you"]
    here is a example of tune that i described (click below)
    ["tune" is good, in place of "song"]

    a woodland night [light music]
    p/s: Please correct the mistakes (grammar, ...) of my sentences, thanks a lot.
    can you help me checking your sentence against the problem i mentioned recently.
    [no, i can't. I don't know which sentence you mean, or how i should check it against your problem]
    in this sentence (posting above), did i use "help me checking ..." correctly ?.
    [no. "help me by checking...", or "can you check ..."
    or i have (had - the past sense) {which do i choose?} to write : "help me in checking", "help me check" ???
    ["help me check..." is wrong. You wrote it, and i check it (or correct it). I do not help you check it, because you take no part in checking it.] i can help you by checking it.


    I often feel it is difficult to make a sentence because i often waver on using certain words.
    (can i say that "applying english is difficult for me because i often waver on using certain words" without changing the meaning of the above-mentioned sentence? )
    r.

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