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hello i've just corrected this for a friend can someone go over my corrections and tell me if the senteces are right, it only took me 5 minutes , so if someone could, it'd be nice

thank you

  • Do you know the fastest way to my house OK

  • It took me the time it takes for 3 songs to finsih to get to your house/I got to your house in the time it takes for 3 songs to finish OK

  • The only person i'd led my car to is OK

  • Let me show you how messed up A person i am

  • I'm always mad before you've told me what it is you want because you beat around the bush all the time

  • He doesn't play as well when there is nothing in/at stakes

  • I've noticed a certain thing about/in people, and that they stutter when they are nervous

  • I want to meet someone who looks to the good in people and doesn't judge the cover OK or who looks pass all the ___ to the good in people

  • You can't have someone that owes you money come to your house, it'll ruin your credibility

  • The front of the aircraft land so far (away) from the back at the site of the crash AWAY could be omitted

  • The seasons get better (and better) as you go AND BETTER is optional

  • Who plays tennis better/who is better at tennis BOTH

  • It's an hour from when you start playing/it's an hour from the minute you start playing and not on the hour that you have to free up the court for others

  • A bike is the best thing for the city/to have in the city BOTH 2nd is better

  • When i first started driving i wasn't scared at all of driving fast, now i've been getting more and more scared , i guess with age is/comes awareness

  • You might not care that/if someone owes you money, but i do BOTH one's conditional the other is a fact
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at stake

and that is they stutter

aircraft landed

[tennis] first one is correct

with age comes

All the others are correct, or you have made correct comments.
than you philip for the swifty reply

i've been having trouble with some sentecnes i correct i'm not sure if they are correct i was wondering if you could take a look at the thread

http://www.EnglishForward.com/English/NeedHelpWithsomeSentences/krxwq/post.htm

and i've replied to a thread and at the very bottom i've written what i've thought but no one has written back could you give me your opinion please

http://www.EnglishForward.com/English/Comparisons/kbppr/post.htm

thank you
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You need periods or, as appropriate, question marks at the end of all your sentences. The word "I" is always capitalised. Do not imagine that capitalisation and punctuation are unimportant. If you care at all about writing properly then you need to pay attention to these things.

Apart from that, here are a couple of further comments (I haven't bothered to repeat the things that Philip pointed out):

It took me the time it takes for three songs to finish to get to your house. -- "3" is not wrong, but it's better style to write small numbers in full, unless you are writing casually.

  • The only person I'd lend my car to is...


  • I want to meet someone who looks to the good in people and doesn't judge the cover. -- ?? I've never heard the expression "judge the cover". Are you perhaps thinking of "don't judge a book by its cover"?


  • ... who looks past all the ___ to the good in people.

  • When I first started driving I wasn't scared at all of driving fast, but now I've been getting more and more scared. I guess with age comes awareness. -- sentence was badly punctuated.
  • Mr WordyYou need periods or, as appropriate, question marks at the end of all your sentences. The word "I" is always capitalised. Do not imagine that capitalisation and punctuation are unimportant. If you care at all about writing properly then you need to pay attention to these things.
    Amen to that!

    In addition to what has already been mentioned about other sentences, I would add that the sentence in the quote below is a run-on sentence ( a comma-splice). We also can't possibly know whether that is supposed to be all of the sentence since there is no period/full stop at the end.
    alc24You can't have someone that owes you money come to your house, it'll ruin your credibility
    http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm
    Hello Mr Wordy,

    I had 2 questions please?

    which would you say please?

    1 I've noticed a certain thing about/in people, and that they stutter when they are nervous

    and how would you say this naturally:

    - I did the dishes in the time of 3 songs/I did the dishes in the time in takes for 3 songs to play.
    - It took me the time it takes for 3 songs to finish to get to your house.

    Thank you
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    alc24I had 2 questions please?
    I think you've got mixed up here somehow. These are the same questions you asked above in a year-old thread.
    I couldn't find the answers to them above precisely which is why I asked you.

    Thank you
    alc241 I've noticed a certain thing about/in people, and that they stutter when they are nervous
    I don't really have anything to add to Philip's earlier reply:
    Philipand that is they stutter
    Oh, "about" and "in" are both possibilities, if that's what you're concerned about.
    alc24- It took me the time it takes for 3 songs to finish to get to your house.
    I already attempted to answer this:
    Mr WordyIt took me the time it takes for three songs to finish to get to your house.

    alc24- I did the dishes in the time of 3 songs/I did the dishes in the time in takes for 3 songs to play.
    I did the dishes in the time it takes for three songs to play.
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