I found out some information about the tools to make sure I use it safely.

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I found out some information about the tools to make sure I use it safely.
To make sure I will not go nuts.
You make sure you eat it.

Each of sentences sounds natural to me. But I think one of them must be wrong.

Which one is correct? Thank you :)
 
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I found out some information about the tools to make sure I use [STRIKE]it[/STRIKE] them safely.

To make sure I will not go nuts. :cross: This is not a complete sentence.

You make sure you eat it. Grammatically correct although I don't really know what it means. It would make more sense as an imperative - "Make sure you eat it."

[STRIKE]Each[/STRIKE] All of the sentences [STRIKE]sounds[/STRIKE] ​sound natural to me (no full stop here) but I think one of them must be wrong.

Which one is correct? Thank you. [STRIKE]:)[/STRIKE]

See my comments and corrections above.
 

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See my comments and corrections above.


I've found out the alcohol content of that drink to make sure I will not go nuts after drinking them.

If you want to be healthy, You make sure you will eat it. <-- Can I also use "will" in the sentence?

Thank you again :)
 

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1. I've found out the alcohol content of that drink to make sure I will not go nuts after drinking [STRIKE]them[/STRIKE] it.

2. If you want to be healthy, [STRIKE]You[/STRIKE] make sure you [STRIKE]will[/STRIKE] eat it. (Can I also use "will" in the sentence?)

Thank you again. [STRIKE]:)[/STRIKE]

See my corrections above. In future, please post unconnected sentences in separate threads. I have numbered your sentences for ease of responses.

#1 is grammatically correct but not very natural or logical. "Going nuts" is not a standard/common result of drinking alcohol. Drinking alcohol makes you drunk. You could say that you wanted to make sure you didn't drink anything too strong because you don't want to be out of control.

In #2, you need to use the bare infinitive after "If". Using "will" is wrong.

If you want to lose weight, eat less.
If you want to paint your house, buy some paint!

Please note my final two corrections which I've now made to two of your posts. You must put a full stop after "Thank you" and please stop trying to make your own emoticons/smileys. If you must use one, click on the :) icon in the toolbar and select one.
 

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Oh... Thank you for the very clear explanation with two examples. :-o
 

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Use "pass out" instead. I have seen people go nuts when they are drunk but it's not the direct result from drinking alcohol.
 

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I beg to differ. On a Saturday night in the town centre where I live, you will see plenty of incredibly drunk men and women behaving very badly. I wouldn't say they're going nuts but they're certainly not passing out. They might be singing, dancing, fighting, breaking stuff and all sort of other drunken behaviour. On rare occasions, I'm sure people do "go nuts" when drinking strong alcohol but in the first post, it would require the speaker to know that he/she already has a propensity for doing so on a particular strength of alcohol, and be making a concerted effort to avoid that result.
 

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And what exactly did you beg to differ? I totally agree with what you said. "Pass out" would be one option that is appropriate for the OP. You can pass out if you drink too much alcohol or your drink is too strong. I have seen people drunk and get into a fight. I would call that going nuts. "Being drunk" or "going out of control" as you suggested in post 4 are also appropriate.
 

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I was begging to differ on the part about drunk people going nuts not being the direct result of drinking alcohol. Are you saying that we have to consider getting drunk to be the only direct result of drinking alcohol, and then going nuts as the direct result of being drunk?
 

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Yes. That's what I think. It's the state of being drunk and other environmental agitators that cause people to go nuts. As you stated before, going nuts is not a typical response from drinking alcohol and I agree with that. But I went further and added that going nuts is not the direct result of drinking a beverage. It's secondary.
 
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