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Francois

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What is wrong with C?

2: "most gravest" can't be right ("gravest") <--gravest means severe? "most severe hazards" <--- isn't that correct?
Is "gravest" an adjective? I don't know this word, but if it exists yes I'm wrong. I tought it was the superlative for "grave".

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In the gravest of danger.

It exists. ;-)
 

jack

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So what is wrong with C? Why?


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What is wrong with C? Should it be "and foster"?

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What is wrong with C? Should there be a period instead of a comma?

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What is wrong with C? Why?

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What is wrong with C? Why?

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What is wrong with B? Should it be "rims has bought" Why "has"?

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What is wrong with C? Why?

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What is wrong with B? Why?

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What is wrong with B? Why? Should there also have a comma between "Although" and "we"?

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What is wrong with B? Why? Should there have a semicolon between "profession" and "ancient"? Why?

I apologize for the tiresome list.. I can only learn from my mistakes. :)
 

Francois

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In the gravest of danger.
Right, but isn't it the superlative of "grave"?

1: I would say "...and to foster..."
2: I would use a colon or semicolon "...1500 men; the rush had begun."
3: ...would alone yeld...
4: ...rode them downhill...
5: ...has brought... (subject: "the use")
6: Does "gold fields" make sense? I would say "gold mines".
7: don't know...
8: its origin
9: yeah, the comma looks weird. I'd go for the semicolon.

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[quote="Francois

7: don't know...
FRC[/quote]

We wouldn't use the past progressive here. In fact, I'd use the historic present 'tells'; we often use the present when tlaking about stories. It's correct to say 'Shakepseare says'. ;-)
 

jack

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"Thanks to you great people." <--is this incorrect? how can i correct this sentence?

"Thanks to all you great people." <--correct?
 

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jack said:
"Thanks to you great people." <--is this incorrect? how can i correct this sentence?

"Thanks to all you great people." <--correct?

Both sound fine. (I like the second one.) :D
 

jack

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Casiopea said:
jack said:
"Thanks to you great people." <--is this incorrect? how can i correct this sentence?

"Thanks to all you great people." <--correct?

Both sound fine. (I like the second one.) :D

"Thanks to you great people" <--when i say this, it sounds kind of awkward? why? it sounds like it is incorrect?
 

jack

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Is this correct? If not, who can I correct this?

1. I am working with you this coming tuesday.
2. I am working with you next tuesday.
 
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