Please correct my sentences.

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Nathan Mckane

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Please correct my sentences.

He was doing his shoelace in the interim I skimed the titles of the newspaper.

He always used to play footbal.

A: For how much did you buy the car?
B:Twenty thousand something
 

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Please correct my sentences.

He was doing up his shoelace. In the interim I skimmed the headlines in the newspaper.

He always used to play football.

A: For how much did you buy the car? OK
B: Over twenty thousand.

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Please correct my sentences.

He was doing his shoelace in the interim I skimed the titles of the newspaper.

He always used to play footbal.

A: For how much did you buy the car?
B:Twenty thousand something

(AmE) "While he was tying his shoelace, I skimmed the headlines of the newspaper"
" He always etc." (OK)
A: "How much was the car?/What did you pay for the car?"
B: "Twenty thousand something" (OK)
 
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