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These corrections got a lot of 'native nods' recently. ('Public' entries only.)

  • He's used to pushing people ideas on others.
  • He's used to pushing his ideas on others.
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  • Sentences
  • This is what pushes people to marry or living together.
  • This is what encourages people to marry or live together.
  • pushes sounds almost forced. I think that encourage is a more suitable verb.
  • Native Nods 1 Notebook 0
  • Love <3
  • I turned my head to see why all the fuss and those men were fighting with another man.
  • I turned my head to see what all the fuss was about and found the two men fighting with another man.
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  • Today I was in the bus returning from my English class when these two men boarded the bus.
  • First, Japan should play a bigger role in tackling environmental problems.
  • First, Japan should play a bigger role in tackling environmental problems.
  • Instead of repeating "bigger role" here, try something else like "Japan should be more involved"
  • Native Nods 1 Notebook 0
  • Topic: Japan should play a bigger role in international affairs.
  • They gave more material than before, one book for the information, a workbook and even a CD.
  • They gave more material than before, one book for the information textbook, a workbook and even a CD.
  • I think you meant "libro de texto," and that would be "textbook."
  • Native Nods 1 Notebook 0
  • English Advanced Course
  • Today is the day of results for my daughters' Eiken reading test, English entitlement.
  • Today is the day we find out the results for my daughters' Eiken reading test., English entitlement.
  • Sounds more natural. Can also say "we get the". I'm not sure what "english entitlement" means here.
  • Native Nods 1 Notebook 0
  • Announcement Of The English Test Results
  • Eiken has two steps a reading test and interview test to pass it.
  • Eiken has two parts, a reading test and an interview test to pass it.
  • Native Nods 1 Notebook 0
  • Announcement Of The English Test Results
  • If my daughters pass the reading test, they will have interview test in November.
  • If my daughters pass the reading test, they will have an interview test in November.
  • Native Nods 1 Notebook 0
  • Announcement Of The English Test Results
  • From the result of self point rating, my youngest daughter may have a chase to pass it.
  • From the results of the self evaluation, my youngest daughter may have a chance to pass it.
  • Sounds more natural to say "self evaluation".
  • Native Nods 1 Notebook 0
  • Announcement Of The English Test Results
  • Even they fail the test, I will continue to encourage and motivate them to learn English.
  • Even if they fail the test, I will continue to encourage and motivate them to learn English.
  • Native Nods 1 Notebook 0
  • Announcement Of The English Test Results

These are corrections which were bookmarked (added to your notebook) recently ('Public' entries only.)

  • This year, the number of supporters are reaching to five million already.
  • This year, the number of supporters are reaching to five million already.
  • A more common way you would hear on the news would be "approaching" instead of "reaching". Example: This year, the number of supporters are approaching five million already.
  • Native Nods 0 Notebook 1
  • Orange Caravan Campaign
  • I'm a native Japanese and learning English.
  • I'm a native Japanese speaker and I am currently learning English.
  • Native Nods 1 Notebook 1
  • Failure Makes You Stronger
  • Today,when I wake up in the morning ,I feel so depressed, but I don't know why.
  • Today, when I woke up in the morning, I felt so depressed, but I don't know why.
  • "this morning" is the past, so you must use past tense. :)
  • Native Nods 0 Notebook 1
  • Morning Experience
  • Anybody can tell me how to chat foreigners up to improve my oral English.
  • Can anybody tell me how to chat with foreigners to improve my oral English?
  • "chat [someone] up" isn't the best expression to use here...
  • Native Nods 0 Notebook 1
  • Morning Experience
  • If I go directly to chat,do they think I'm weird?please give me some advice.
  • If I directly approach them to chat, will they think I'm weird? Please give me some advice.
  • Native Nods 0 Notebook 1
  • Morning Experience
  • However, there is an experience which I mistook twice over- bought fakes.
  • However, there is an experience which I mistook twice over- bought buying fakes.
  • I understand what you are trying to say, but the phrasing is a bit awkward. I would say something like: However, twice I have had the experience of making the same mistake: buying fakes. Hmm... my sentence is not much better ;)
  • Native Nods 0 Notebook 1
  • AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE
  • I want to progress my English.
  • I want to progress improve my English.
  • Native Nods 0 Notebook 1
  • Hello my name is kiki
  • I will write my favorites,habits,and experiences in here.
  • I will write things about my favorites,habits,and experiences in here.
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  • Hello my name is kiki
  • If my grammar isn't correct , I hope someone else can make correct to me.
  • If my grammar isn't correct , I hope someone else can make correct it for to me.
  • Native Nods 0 Notebook 1
  • Hello my name is kiki
  • because my teacher told me that it can help me to improve my writing skills.
  • because my teacher told me it will help me improve my writing skills.
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  • I‘m a Chinese college student.