[Grammar] restructuring sentences

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I have to rewrite these sentences with the WORD GIVEN and without change meaning..i need help because i think that i make many mistakes.

1 both John and Derek dislike Monday mornings
i wrote: NEITHER John and Derek like Monday mornings

2 What a terrible cough! I think you should see a doctor
IF I were you, i'll see a doctor

3 Americans eat more fast food than Italians
ITALIANS DON'T eat as many fast food as Americans

4 Although she's popular, some people see Madonna as an unscrupulous materialist
DESPITE being popular, some people see Madonna as an unscrupolous materialist

5 I regret not saving the article about Pirelli building
I WISH i don't save the article about Pirelli building

6 Nobody should unfasten their seatbelts during takeoff or landing
SEATBELTS shoudn't been unfastedduring takeoff or landing

7 We're going to Paris next week and to Rome the week after
NOT ONLY are we going to Paris next week but also to Rome the week after

8 It was such a terrible weather that we decided to come home early
THE WEATHER was so terrible that we decided to come home early

9 I enjoy reading more than playing sports
I'D..... (too difficult for me)

10 The cashiers were already counting the money when i arrived
THE MONEY had already been counted by the cashiers when i arrived
 

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I have to rewrite these sentences with the WORD GIVEN and without change meaning..i need help because i think that i make many mistakes.

1 both John and Derek dislike Monday mornings
i wrote: NEITHER John nor Derek like Monday mornings

2 What a terrible cough! I think you should see a doctor
IF I were you, i'll see a doctor

3 Americans eat more fast food than Italians
ITALIANS DON'T eat as much fast food as Americans

4 Although she's popular, some people see Madonna as an unscrupulous materialist
DESPITE being popular, some people see Madonna as an unscrupolous materialist

5 I regret not saving the article about Pirelli building
I WISH i had saved the article about Pirelli building

6 Nobody should unfasten their seatbelts during takeoff or landing
SEATBELTS shoudn't been unfasted during takeoff or landing

7 We're going to Paris next week and to Rome the week after
NOT ONLY --> We are not only going to Paris next week, but also to Rome the week after.
8 It was such a terrible weather that we decided to come home early
THE WEATHER was so terrible that we decided to come home early

9 I enjoy reading more than playing sports
I'D..... (too difficult for me)-->

10 The cashiers were already counting the money when i arrived
THE MONEY had already been counted by the cashiers when i arrived
--> It's grammatically correct but it doesn't mean the same.
--> The money was already been counting (by the cashiers) when I arrived .
 

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Re: Are these correct?? please help me

I have to rewrite these sentences with the WORD GIVEN and without changing the meaning. I need help because I think that I make many mistakes.

1 both John and Derek dislike Monday mornings
i wrote: NEITHER John and Derek like Monday mornings
Neither John nor Derek like Monday mornings.

2 What a terrible cough! I think you should see a doctor
IF I were you, i'll see a doctor
If I were you, I would see a doctor

3 Americans eat more fast food than Italians
ITALIANS DON'T eat as many fast food as Americans
Italians don't eat as much fast food as Americans

4 Although she's popular, some people see Madonna as an unscrupulous materialist
DESPITE being popular, some people see Madonna as an unscrupulous materialist
Correct!

5 I regret not saving the article about Pirelli building
I WISH i don't save the article about Pirelli building
I wish I had saved the article about the Pirelli building

6 Nobody should unfasten their seatbelts during takeoff or landing
SEATBELTS shoudn't been unfastedduring takeoff or landing
Seatbelts shouldn't be unfastened during takeoff or landing

7 We're going to Paris next week and to Rome the week after
NOT ONLY are we going to Paris next week but [STRIKE]also [/STRIKE]to Rome the week after
Remove "also" and it's correct

8 It was such [STRIKE]a[/STRIKE] terrible weather that we decided to come home early
THE WEATHER was so terrible that we decided to come home early
Correct

9 I enjoy reading more than playing sports
I'D..... (too difficult for me)
I'd prefer to read than to play sport.

10 The cashiers were already counting the money when I arrived
THE MONEY was already being counted by the cashiers when I arrived
Correct

See above.

Edit: I just discovered that this is a duplicate post and someone else had replied to the other one.
 
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--> It's grammatically correct but it doesn't mean the same.
--> The money was already been counting (by the cashiers) when I arrived .

The money was already being counted by the cashiers when I arrived.

Please also see your duplicate post in which I answered all the questions.
 

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Hi englishlover, and welcome to the forums.

I've merged your two threads. In the future, please post a question only once.

As a grammar, note, although the Madonna one is perfectly understandable, a tough grader will mark you down for that one. It's not "some people" who are popular, but that's what the structure of the sentence implies. Try starting "Despite Madonna's popularity,... " and then try to do the rest.
 
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