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  • I’m thinking of a sales copy for a company that business is taking photos for us.
  • I’m thinking of writing sales copy for a company whose business is taking photos for us.
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  • A Sales Copy in English
  • This morning, I woke up at 5:00.
  • This morning, I woke up at 5 am.
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  • Busy Morning
  • In my case, I can not drink alcohol at all.
  • In my case, I cannot drink alcohol at all.
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  • Drunken Driving
  • It is safe.
  • It is safer (that way).
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  • Drunken Driving
  • The richest person in Japan is CEO of a clothing company called UNIQLO.
  • The richest person in Japan is the CEO of a clothing company called UNIQLO.
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  • Do you know UNIQLO?
  • What would you say if you met yourself that was very evolved.
  • What would you say if you met a highly evolved version of yourself?
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  • A Sales Copy in English
  • A such handsome successful rich young man would fall in love with the first sight with a student female is rare event in real world.
  • Such a handsome, successful, rich young man falling in love at first sight with a female student is a rare event in the real world.
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  • I don't like this film.
  • I watched the start, and can guess the ending.
  • I watched the start, and could guess the ending.
  • "I watched the start, and can guess the ending." This sounds like you watched the start, but you didn't finish the movie. If you left and didn't watch the ending, this sentence is perfect.
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  • I don't like this film.
  • I love Benedict Cumberbatch and his "Sherlock", this teleplay is amazing, I watched many times ago.
  • I love Benedict Cumberbatch and his "Sherlock." That teleplay is amazing. I have watched it many times ago.
  • "I watched it many times" is also good, but "I have watched it many times" is more natural.
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  • I don't like this film.
  • I'm looking forward his brilliant performance in the movie.
  • I'm looking forward to his brilliant performance in the movie.
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  • I don't like this film.

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  • They are called often "infected" recently.
  • They are called often "infected" recently.
  • The way you have it, it's grammatically correct, but awkward. Try: Recently, these have been called "infected."
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  • I like zombies.
  • it seems "if we can strategic and continuous large scale mopping-up operations at early stage that it's our only way to eradication of zombie infection."
  • it seems "If we can strategic and continuous large scale mopping-up operations at early stage that it's our only way to eradication of zombie infection."
  • I won't try to preserve your grammar structure, since I know you prefer hearing how a native speaker would construct your sentence. Here: "The only way to eradicate a zombie infection is to strategically and continuously conduct large-scale mopping-up operations at an early stage." It is a tough sentence! You made a great try at it -- although the ordering was a little awkward, I understood the meaning very clearly!
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  • I like zombies.
  • (↑Ten to one,this sentences is wrong.
  • (↑In all likelihood, this sentences is wrong.
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  • I like zombies.
  • Could you please tell me what does this expression mean?
  • Could you please tell me what does this expression means?
  • "For the time being" - at the moment, for now. It is used to indicate that a present situation is likely to change in the future. For example: "They have decided to not have a baby for the time being." This means that they have decided to not have a baby now, but they are likely to decide to have a baby in the future.
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  • My baby is just 15 months old.
  • I am glad to receive your letter .
  • I am was glad to receive your letter .
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  • MY SCHOOL AFTER-CLASS ACTIVITIES
  • First,I make baby food.
  • First, I will make baby food. then I will give it to my daughter by noon.
  • after comma's there are spaces. :)
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  • TODAY'S TO DO LIST
  • second,I go to hospital to check up my sickness.
  • Second, I will go to the hospital to get a check up. my sickness.
  • to make it sound more natural we call them checkups. If you check up on a sickness you wouls say your specific sickness. i.e. the flu, or asthma.
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  • TODAY'S TO DO LIST
  • third,I order a make up tool on website.
  • Third, I order a make up tool on a website.You can say a specific make up tool and a specific website like amazon.
  • make sure to capitalize.
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  • TODAY'S TO DO LIST
  • I like sports skiing,climbing Mt.
  • I like sports such as skiing and climbing Mt.
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  • Hello!
  • these incidents, I always think are there any age limit about having guns.
  • these incidents, I always wonder if there are any age limits for owning guns.
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  • I sometimes heard gun accident in The U.