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Hello,

I have corrected these phrases, but I still have some questions about them. Could you check them please?

1.We were sent in the laboratory two days ago.
2.This composition was written last week.
3.These three students were examined two days ago.
4.Have you been examined in the morning?
5.The telegram was sent late in the evening and he will get it only in the morning.
6.This article must be read by the whole group.
7.This exersice can be written with/by a pencil.(Is by also correct?)
8.All your compositions will be returned to you next week.
9.This letter can be written on a single piece of paper.
10.This letter can be written on one piece of paper.
11.Very beautiful women bags/sacks are made/produced at this factory.
12.Letters can be sent there only in summer/during summer and telegrams the whole year round.
13.A friend of mine is sent abroad every year.
14. Am I being waited for?
Is 'a piece of ' optional in 9 and 10?
Thanks
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Nina_Nia7.This exersice can be written with/by a pencil.(Is by also correct?)
"with" is more correct.
Nina_Nia11.Very beautiful women bags/sacks(I think sack is a large bag used to store a large amount of something like potatoes...etc,is that what you mean ?) are made/produced at this factory.
Nina_Nia12.Letters can be sent there only in summer/during summer and telegrams the whole year round.
Nina_NiaIs 'a piece of ' optional in 9 and 10?
"A piece of " means an individual object of a particulat type.Paper is just a material used for writing and other stuff.But if you precise " a piece of paper or sheet of paper" it would be understood that you mean only one,though "one paper or/and a single paper seem possible.
But 'by' is also possible isn't it?

No, I meant a woman's bag that is not used for carring potatoes. So only produced is correct and not made or done, right? But how to explain to a student why what I used was wrong?

Thanks
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Nina_NiaBut 'by' is also possible isn't it?
To be honest,it sounds right too but I've never heard someone saying by a pencil but witth.(hope someone else will explain more).
Nina_NiaNo, I meant a woman's bag that is not used for carring potatoes. So only produced is correct and not made or done, right? But how to explain to a student why what I used was wrong?
Generally, Factory produces things,goods...etc.But we can say " Very beautiful women bags are factory-made".
Made is mainly used to mean "made of" ,"made from"...etc.
Because I'm not a native speaker,I do hope that you'll receive other answers for more explanation.
Nina_Nia10.This letter can be written on one piece of paper.
I would rather say: This letter can be written on a piece of paper. (not 'on one piece of paper')
Nina_Nia7.This exersice exercise can be written with/by a pencil.(Is by also correct?)
Often it's 'in pencil' - 'write in pencil':
- Write your business plan in pencil.
- We're not allowed to write an essay in pencil.

And anyways, it's 'exercise' and not 'exersice'.
Nina_Nia4.Have you been examined in the morning?
Be carful!
If it's still morning, you would say: Have you been examined?
If it's afternoon or something, you would say: Were you examined in the morning?
Nina_Nia14. Am I being waited for?
Don't get any sense. What do you mean?
Nina_NiaIs 'a piece of ' optional in 9 and 10?
Yes it is. Also commonly said: sheet of paper
Nina_Nia1.We were sent in the laboratory two days ago.
'be sent to' - We were sent to the laboratory two days ago.

LS
If it was correct, it would be 'by pencil' anyway.
LS
Students: Are you brave enough to let our tutors analyse your pronunciation?
If a teacher asks her student to draw something,he will ask :

Shall I draw with any pencil ? (is it correct ?.

I unfortunately just found "to write in pencil" in one of dictionaries.(Macmillan).
I checked in my dictionary "Longman",it's written :
Write something with/in pencil.
It didn't mention "by" at all.
everlastinghopeI unfortunately just found "to write in pencil" in one of dictionaries.(Macmillan).
Why 'unfortunately'? That's what I corrected. Take a loot at it.

Nina_Nia7.This exersice exercise can be written with/by a pencil.(Is by also correct?)
Often it's 'in pencil' - 'write in pencil':
- Write your business plan in pencil.
- We're not allowed to write an essay in pencil.

And anyways, it's 'exercise' and not 'exersice'.



'Shall I write with any pencil?

No it's not.
- Shall I write in pencil?
- Shall I write with (a) pencil?
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