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Hello all. Please tell me which structure would you prefer? It would be nice of you if you send me a message. It would be nice of you to send me a message. Thank you.
 It would be nice (of you) if you sent me a message.
It would be nice (of you) to send me a message.
Both of those are fine, but I would omit the parenthesized phrases.
Anonymous The. Without omitting them one of the sentences would sound less natural?
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>Payment shall be made latest when due according to agreed payment terms. This is a sentence from a business contract. I don't understand what "payment shall be made latest when due" mean. Could you help me?
 It's unclear to me too.
Anonymous Thank you, teechr!
Maybe that means "payment shall be made by the agreed due date at the latest"?
But now that I know it is also unclear to native speakers, I think the sentence should be changed.
Thank you!
 
AnonymousMaybe that means "payment shall be...
Yes, that is right, and yours is the right way to rephrase it. The point is that it can also be paid earlier. ...
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[video] At 0:18, Will Smith says,  "For those of us who don't speak good guy, what is HVT- 1?"  What does he mean 'who don't speak good guy'?
 
listenever What does he mean 'who don't speak...
It seems to refer to the fact that 'HVT-1' is a phrase used by the authorities, not the 'bad guys' that Will Smith evidently represents. ...
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The joys of childhood should be such as children extract himself. 1. After "such," joys are ommited. 2. "as" in this case is a relative pronoun.
  Thank you very much.
 I wonder whether it was meant to say this:
The joys of childhood should be such as children extract themselves.
  Let me try with this example.
The things she let me know were such as I considered important.
1. "things" is ommited after "such."
2. "as" in this case is a relative pronoun, as in the following: Choose such friends as will benefit you in the long ...
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Which one is correct? If I'm going to die under the stars, there's no danger now. It's day again, the stars are faded. If I'm going to die under the stars, there's no danger now. It's day again, the stars have faded. (or had faded to emphasize that ...
 Your punctuation is wrong. Otherwise, the second one:
If I'm going to die under the stars, there's no danger now. It's day again; the stars have faded.
gamboleror had faded to emphasize that they...
No, that is not possible. Past perfect requires two past actions. ...
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