About raining in my little town

Sometimes the town where I was born looked a little sad. That was at summer time. During the winter we had a lot of fun. Mostly when it was raining we as a kids were so happy I do not know why. Maybe it was because the sound of the storm, maybe it was because we as a family were together talking and laughing during the rain. I did really like when my cousins and me used to play making paper little boats and put them to float on the spots of water we use to have after the rain. The streets practically were flooded but not enough to cause a total flooding or some tragedy. But anyways we used the water coming down over the streets to play with paper boats. We put many little boats to float over the little rivers formed after the storm on the streets and we had always fun. That times I will not never forget.
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About raining in my little town

Sometimes the town where I was born looked a little sad. That was at in summer time.

During the winter, we had a lot of fun. Mostly, when it was raining, we as a kids were so very happy I do not know why with no apparent reason. Maybe it was because of the sound of the storm, or maybe it was because we as a family were together talking and laughing during the rain.

I did really like those moments when my cousins and me used to play I were playing and making paper little paper boats and put them to float floating them on the spots of where water had collected we use to have after the rain.

The streets practically were practically flooded but not serious enough to cause a total flooding or some any tragedy.; But anyways and we used also made use of the water coming flowing down over the streets to play with our paper boats. We put many little boats to float over the little rivers so formed after the storm on the streets after the storm and we had always had fun.

That Those are the unforgettable times. I will not never forget.
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Hi 26TMNTJG2PG,

Could you please explain to me why you didn´t correct the indefinite article before the word kids (second paragraph, first line)?
I would also write seriously, instead of the word "serious" you used (the latter is only used in informal English - at least as far as I know...)
DipsikCould you please explain to me why you didn´t correct the indefinite article before the word kids (second paragraph, first line)?

You are right the 'a' before 'kids' should not be there. I missed out. Thank you. The original poster, please note.

DipsikI would also write seriously, instead of the word "serious" you used (the latter is only used in informal English - at least as far as I know...)
The part in question is

"The streets practically were practically flooded but not serious enough to cause a total flooding or some any tragedy" and you have a point here as 'seriously' will be another adverb modifying the verb 'were flooded' but I used the adjective there to be illiptical for 'the floods were not serious enough' to be natural.
26TMNTJG2PG"The streets practically were practically flooded but not serious enough to cause a total flooding or some any tragedy" and you have a point here as 'seriously' will be another adverb modifying the verb 'were flooded' but I used the adjective there to be illiptical for 'the floods were not serious enough' to be natural.
The part in question should be as above.
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Ok, thanks for your explanation.
Hi 26TMNTJG2PG,

I can´t help but ask: Are you sure you know what "ellipsis" is actually about? (No offense) I´ve checked it out since I was not really sure myself, and found out the following:
ELLIPSIS means you can in fact omit a part of a sentence to cut it shorter and avoid repetition.

...the streets were flooded but (the streets were) not (flooded) seriously enough to...
I like to read and (I like to) sing.

Red parts can be omitted, but the remaining parts HAVE TO stay as they were before the rule was applied.

Regards
Lenka
Dipsik...the streets were flooded but (the streets were) not (flooded) seriously enough to...

It can work this way also: ...the streets were flooded but (the streets were) not (flooded) seriously enough to... having the sense which was stated by me earlier.

Many writers have now used one word, a phrase or a clause (or combination of them) as a sentence or even a paragraph. They do so relying on, I believe, ellipsis which is defined by a reference book as omission of words or sudden breaking off in mid-sentence for dramatic effect.
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