I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?

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Could you please edit/correct the following sentences? Thank you.

1: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?
2: Tom, you need to look over all the other kids because you are the oldest one.
3: Please check for my book in your office?
 

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Could you please edit/correct the following sentences? Thank you.

1: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John. It's not a question.
2: Tom, you need to look after all the other kids because you are the oldest one.
3: Please look for my book in your office. It's not a question.
I have tried to deduce what you mean.
 

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Hi

Could you please edit/correct the following sentences? Thank you.

1: I couldn't find the FB profile for your older brother, John?
2: Tom, you need to look over all the other kids because you are the oldest one.
3: Please check for my book in your office?
Sentences 1 and 3 are not questions. If they ended with periods ("full stops" in BrE), they'd be OK.

Replace "look over" with watch and sentence 2 will be OK. You could remove one without changing the meaning.
 

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Could you please tell me that which one is more natural? Thank you.

I wish you all the best with/in whatever you do.
 

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They're both OK in BrE.
 

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And in the American variety.
 

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Thank you.

Could you please help me to correct the sentences below? Thank you.

1: I already had this question somewhere in the back of my mind but didn't get the opportunity to ask it earlier.
2: He is my oldest/eldest brother.
 

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Thank you.

Could you please help me to correct the sentences below? Thank you.

1: I already had this question somewhere in the back of my mind but didn't get the opportunity to ask it earlier.
2: He is my oldest/eldest brother.

There's nothing to correct. Use oldest in number 2.
 

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Hi,

Is the following sentence correct? Thank you.
Of what use is the language and words when we cannot even relate to the ideas and emotions the words capture.
 

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In post #5 I was told not to use "that" in the following sentence.
Could you please tell me that which one is more natural?

In the past I was always using "that" in such constructions. Could you please guide me how I could avoid this mistake of using "that" in such sentences? Thank you.
 

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Jackson6612, is your profile information correct?
 

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Jackson6612, is your profile information correct?
I never checked my profile. I made this account years ago. Is there something wrong with it? I see that it needs few updates.
 

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Hi,

Could you please help me to correct the sentence below? Thank you.

I think that you should take him (dog) into/in the sun so he gets dried quickly and gets some warm.
 

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Please start a new thread for this unrelated question (incorporating 'dog' into the text rather than putting it in parentheses/brackets).
 
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