Sentence correction 3

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Hung Tao
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Sentence correction 3

Post by Hung Tao » Fri Sep 10, 2004 3:07 pm

Please correct my following sentence:
About how much longer will the train arrive?(how long is it from now to the time the train will arrive?).
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Re: Sentence correction 3

Post by Joe » Wed Sep 15, 2004 7:48 pm

(About) how much longer will it take for the train to arrive? :r:

How much longer will it be before the train arrives? :r:

About how long will it be before the train arrives? :r:

How much longer before the train arrives? (colloquial) :r:
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