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NeonFraction
  • Apparently, it’s not the reason.
  • Apparently, ithat's not the reason.

Jan 17, 2015 23:50 Public Unpopular Restaurant
chris.gillyard
  • It says that only 14% of Japanese men between 20 years old and 24 years old, which is half figure of women in the same ages.
  • It says that only 14% of Japanese men between the ages of 20 and 24, which is half the amount of women in the same ages.
  • I think you are trying to say that "only 14% of Japanese men between the ages of 20 and 24 travel abroad".

Dec 23, 2014 20:55 Public Wandering Journey
BobbyMills
  • I have to be careful for my health control.
  • I have to be careful to control my health. <<<<This is the correct way to say it. However, a more common way is "I have to be careful to stay healthy."

Dec 21, 2014 20:35 Public Cold
squidlydeux
  • We need them immediately because they are Christmas cards to post.
  • We need them immediately because they are Christmas cards that/and need to be mailed as soon as possible.
  • "as soon as possible" conveys more urgency

Dec 12, 2014 11:38 Public Rite Aid
squidlydeux
  • The shop clerk said to my wife it happened a lot because of the busy Christmas season.
  • The shop clerk said to told my wife that it happens a lot because of the busy Christmas season.
  • "happened" is not necessarily incorrect. Using the past tense implies that it has occurred in the past. Using "happens" implies that this occurs generally or often due to the season.

Dec 12, 2014 11:38 Public Rite Aid
Maria
  • I ordered a drug store chain, Rite Aid to print our family Christmas cards online three days ago.
  • I placed an ordered with a drug store chain, Rite Aid, to print our family Christmas cards online three days ago.
  • (1) To order someone to do sthg VS. (2) To place an order / To order + noun (1) You would only use this in a restaurant/commercial setting if you were upset with the service and wanted to express anger (see the second example). EX. I ordered my son to clean his room. EX. I ordered the waitress to get her manager because I was unhappy with my food. (2) EX. I placed an order yesterday for a shipment of pens. EX. I ordered pens yesterday (from the store)

Dec 12, 2014 11:33 Public Rite Aid
mtheoriex11
  • I worried if they would demand us a huge compensation for that.
  • I was concerned/worried that they would demand huge compensation as a result of that.

Dec 10, 2014 20:26 Public Generosity
Steve
  • When I offered a small amount of compensation to them tentatively, they told us that they didn’t have intention to demand money, they just want us not to repeat the same mistake.
  • When I tentatively offered them a small (monetary) compensation to them tentatively, they told me that they had no intention of demanding money; they just want us not to repeat the same mistake.

Dec 10, 2014 20:07 Public Generosity
Steve
  • I worried if they would demand us a huge compensation for that.
  • I (was) worried that they would demand us a huge compensation from us (for it).

Dec 10, 2014 20:07 Public Generosity
Steve
  • The customer asked me to scrutinize the fact by hearing from the employee.
  • The customer asked me to investigate the complaint by interviewing the employee.

Dec 10, 2014 20:06 Public Generosity

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