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Your homework has proved inconclusive

Post by Frieda » Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:58 pm

"your homework has proved inconclusive".
"Sure you needn`t have expected me to repeat it.
Is this correct or is it better to say
" You mustn`t have been expecting me to repeat it" or is both wrong :cry: and I should answer
" You can`t be expecting me to repeat it".
:?:

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Re: Your homework has proved inconclusive

Post by Firefox » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:04 pm

How about:

Do you want me to do it again?

Your other answers might be seen as sarcastic (as you no doubt intend) :mrgreen:

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Re: Your homework has proved inconclusive

Post by Frieda » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:13 pm

Thank you for your quick response. I understand what you mean.
But my english teacher wants us to answer these question with can not or/must not / or need not.

This is my problem, because I have the same feeling as you. All sounds not very friendly. :-?

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Re: Your homework has proved inconclusive

Post by Firefox » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:15 pm

Aha. Why didn't you say so?

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Re: Your homework has proved inconclusive

Post by Firefox » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:18 pm

You can't be expecting me to do it again, surely?

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Re: Your homework has proved inconclusive

Post by Frieda » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:19 pm

Thank you a lot.!! {-;

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Re: Your homework has proved inconclusive

Post by Joe » Sun Feb 24, 2019 3:21 pm

OR

You cannot be expecting me to do it again, surely?

But this is less idiomatic.
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