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Goldenboy
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Sentence structure

Post by Goldenboy » Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:25 pm

Thank you for all your help.
What do you think of the structures of the following sentences? If you think they are wrong , please help to restructure them.

1. You think because he was born in England, he would speak better english, but that is not the case as he is speaking skills are poor.

2. If you see his brother, you will think is him,because they look alike.

3. If you saw his brother, you would think he was him, because they look alike or looked alike.

4. I may have other plans in the morning,but I will let you know if I will attend the dinner on Friday.

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Re: Sentence structure

Post by Joe » Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:13 pm

1. You would think (that) because he was born in England he would speak better English, but that is not the case as his speaking skills are poor. :ok:

2. If you see his brother, you will think it is him because they look alike. :ok:

3. If you saw his brother, you would think he was him because they look alike. :ok:

3. If you had seen his brother, you would have thought it was him because they looked alike. :ok:

4. I may have other plans in the morning, but I will let you know if I will attend the dinner on Friday. (original ok) :ok:
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