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  • Go travel to Europe
  • Travel to Europe
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  • 2017 Wish List
  • This is my first dairy in Lang-8, I don't really know how the Lang-8 rules to play.
  • This is my first diary in Lang-8. I don't really know how to use Lang-8.
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  • Ivy's first dairy in Lang-8
  • I'll definitely finish everything within today!
  • I'll definitely finish everything before the day ends!
  • I think it sounds better this way.
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  • Spirit
  • I'm working on advertising industry,And I have worked for 2 years already,maybe I will get married next year..
  • I'm working in the advertising industry. I have worked for two years already. Maybe I will get married next year..
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  • Ivy's first dairy in Lang-8
  • I've thinking what I write for today's post, but I don't have a good topic.
  • I've been thinking about what I should write for today's post, but I don't have a good topic.
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  • Spirit
  • Work out everyday,make me become a beautiful skinny girl
  • Work out everyday to become a beautiful, skinny girl.
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  • 2017 Wish List
  • I need to feel the safe, not thrown away, away, away, away.
  • I need to feel the safe, not thrown away, away, away, away.
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  • Trying Improve my English transcribing a scene of South Park
  • (¿?)--- This part I don't understand it----
  • This box you put me in
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  • Trying Improve my English transcribing a scene of South Park
  • She lived in a big house on the city center.
  • She lived in a big house in the center of the city.
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  • MARTHA
  • The photo of the cat was popular among Japanese, that the photo was the cat of putting on many kinds of clothes.
  • This one photo of a cat was popular among Japanese. That photo was put on many kinds of clothes.
  • I changed the articles at the start of the sentence because there wasn't any context about the cat yet, so it was inappropriate to use "the"
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  • CM

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  • Although I studied English when I was a teenage, I have never used it (I wish I could talk to native speakers!).
  • Although I studied English when I was a teenager, I've never used it (I wish I could talk to native speakers!).
  • "I have" is fine but "I've" is a bit more natural
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  • Hi!
  • The man disagrees with school’s proposal for two reasons.
  • The man disagrees with the school’s decision for two reasons.
  • "Proposal" is not a final decision, but in the previous sentence you said the university was actually cutting classes, so "decision" is a more fitting word.
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  • T1
  • The professor uses prairie dogs as an example related to habituation.
  • The professor uses prairie dogs as an example.
  • I omitted "related to habituation" because in the previous sentence, you already said these examples are about habituation, so you don't need to say it again here.
  • Native Nods 0 Notebook 1
  • T1
  • They will keep an eye on human beings until they’re gone.
  • They will keep an eye on the person until he/she is gone.
  • I changed "human beings" to "person" because in the previous sentence, you wrote about the prairie dogs seeing a person, so it is a little more consistent this way.
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  • T1
  • Yesterday, we hung up the New year lanterns and the Chinese knots and, stuck the spring paper cutting grilles on the window glasses.
  • Yesterday, we hung up the New Year lanterns, the Chinese knots and stuck the paper cuttings onto the windows.
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  • Spring Festival Is Coming
  • We will put on the Spring Festival couplets and the poster of Chinese character Fu the day before Chinese New Year Day, following the tradition.
  • We will put on the Spring Festival couplets and the poster of Chinese character Fu the day before Chinese New Year Day, as per tradition.
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  • Spring Festival Is Coming
  • On the other hand, I'm sad about the time fleeting away.
  • On the other hand, I'm sad about the time fleeting passing away.
  • "Fleeting" is an adjective, so you cannot use it like this. Example: "She took a fleeting glance at me before turning to leave."
  • Native Nods 0 Notebook 1
  • Spring Festival Is Coming
  • They were talking, laughing, commenting on last year's harvest, and looking forward to the next year at those evenings.
  • They all talked, laughed, commented on last year's harvest, and looked forward to the next year during those evenings.
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  • Spring Festival Is Coming
  • By science one could grow oneself and benefits the people around them.
  • OneBy could use science for sne coulf-d grow onevselopmentf and for the benefits of the people around them.
  • Just reworded... One could use science for self-development and for the benefit of the people around them.
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  • I strongly disagree with this statement that science is a threat to humanity; in contrast, it is a help to humanity.
  • I'm really in pain while reading the book.
  • I'm in real pain while reading the book.
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  • When The One I Loved Is Old