destroy/damage/spoil mobile.

Muktha_Rushu

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My son was playing with my mobile carelessly. I want to tell him to use it properly. Which of the sentences below will be OK?

1.Don't damage my mobile.Be careful while you play with it
2.Don't spoil my mobile.Be careful while you play with it.
3.Don't destroy my mobile.Be careful while you play with it.
 

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1. is the best.
 

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My son was playing with my mobile carelessly. I want to tell him to use it properly. Which of the sentences below will be OK?

1. Don't damage my mobile. Be careful while you play with it
2. Don't spoil my mobile. Be careful while you play with it.
3. Don't destroy my mobile. Be careful while you play with it.

See above. You must put a space after full stops. A shorter version is simply "Be careful with my mobile". The "don't damage it" part is implied in that statement.
 
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