|niceone1 eheheh thats a big boy or girl lol |CalifJim
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|Clive Steve walked to the side of the pool. "Get out of the water, Jason!" There was no way he was going to let Jason drown on his watch.|
A period is fine here. I would only consider a comma if there were someone else present, in addition to Steve and ...
AnonymousTechnically we should use a comma in...I see no place whatsoever to put a comma in this excerpt. I would say that, technically, you should not use a comma.
Steve walked to the side of the pool....
There is no reporting verb. The following requires a comma.
Steve said, "Get out of the water, Jason!"
But placing additional ...
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|goldfish I have still problem with the differense between "on my own" andn "by my self". could you elaborate more on it please. or are they quite the same?|
goldfish on my own/by myselfMy wife is working late tonight so I'm on my own to get dinner ready for the kids.
(I alone have the responsibility for getting dinner ready. I won't have help. The kids are there for dinner, too, so I'm not alone, but they won't be helping to ...
Hello, He ordered me not to open the book. I am not able to understand this sentence. "NOT" has been used without helping verb. Please explain this type of construction. Thanks.
When the sentence "Don't open the book" is reported, it will be "He ordered me not to open the book".
This is how I was taught at school
|ozzourti He ordered me not to open the book. -- He said to me, "Don't open the book."|
He didn't order me to open the book. -- He didn't say "Don't open the book" to me. (Perhaps someone else did, or maybe he told me to do something else.)
This type of ...
hanuman_2000"NOT" has been used without helping...That's how you negate an infinitive.
not to open is the negation of to open. In the following two sentences, the speaker was told opposite things.
I was told not to open the window.
I was told to open the window.
In fact, it's how you negate other ...
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