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

  • She was found plagiarising another author's work.
  • She was found plagiarising another author's work.
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  • Make a sentence using the word 'plagiarise'
  • Hence, the publication company had ended their contract with her.
  • Hence, the publication company had ended their contract with her.
  • Replacing ended with terminated will sound better
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  • Make a sentence using the word 'plagiarise'
  • Today is my twenty sixth birth day!
  • Today is my twenty sixth birthday!
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  • Today is my twenty sixth birth day!
  • I went to a Takakura chou coffee in the Kunitachi of Tokyo that is one of my favorite cafes.
  • I went to a Takakura chou coffee shop in the Kunitachi of Tokyo, it is one of my favorite cafes.
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  • Today is my twenty sixth birth day!
  • I love a ricotta hotcake of that cafe!
  • I love the ricotta hotcakes from that cafe!
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  • Today is my twenty sixth birth day!
  • (Apparently ricotta is a kind of Italia cheese.)
  • (Apparently ricotta is a kind of Italian cheese.)
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  • Today is my twenty sixth birth day!
  • This is a gift I give to me.
  • This is a gift I give to myself.
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  • Today is my twenty sixth birth day!
  • Although my stomach hurt this morning,
  • My stomach was hurting this morning.
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  • Although my stomach hurt this morning,
  • I already got better.
  • But, I feel better now.
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  • Although my stomach hurt this morning,
  • Actually, Starbuck is not bad but there are some softly chairs and not expesive meals in Komeda coffee.
  • Actually, Starbucks is not bad but there are some soft chairs and not expensive meals in Komeda Coffee / but the chairs at Komeda Coffee are soft and the meals are not expensive.
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  • Komeda coffee

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

  • I search so contact or tips, I will be thankful !
  • Any hints or tips, I will be thankful !
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  • Hi everyone !
  • I only have over one year to prepare everything.
  • I only have over one year to prepare everything.
  • When you say "I only have over one year" it implies that you have more than one year to prepare everything. However, it seems to be you meant that you either have only one year or less than one, so if that is the case, I would write either "I only have one year to prepare everything." or "I have less than one year to prepare everything."
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  • I decide to pursue my dream!!!
  • Now, what I have to do are to study hard for the IELTS and try to get flying colors at school at the same time.
  • Now, what I have to do is to study hard for the IELTS and try to get flying colors at/in school at the same time.
  • Generally, when we use the phrase "flying colors," we would use "pass with" along with it - so you would write "try to pass with flying colors"
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  • I decide to pursue my dream!!!
  • In China, parents usually starting to worry about children's marriage after they graduated from university.
  • In China, parents usually starting to worry about their children getting married after they have graduated from university.
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  • Something in China--- Marriage
  • In the opinion of the older generation, go to school--working--marriage--birth to baby--live your life, this is a standard process of a successful life.
  • In the opinion of the older generation, going to school--working--getting married--having children--living your life, this is the standard process of a successful life.
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  • Something in China--- Marriage
  • So parents are eager to let their children finish these processes, and they feel happy about it.
  • So parents are eager to let their children go through these processes, and they feel happy about it.
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  • Something in China--- Marriage
  • These parents didn't realize it's only theirselves's defination to success and happiness but not their children.
  • These parents don't realize it's only their own definition of success and happiness but not their children's.
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  • Something in China--- Marriage
  • Not all of the chinese parents act like this, there are still many parents not ask their children to follow such an old-fashion things, just live follow your heart, such as my parents.
  • Not all of the Chinese parents act like this, there are still many parents who do not ask their children to follow such an old-fashioned idea/concept/tradition, just live by following your heart, like my parents do.
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  • Something in China--- Marriage
  • I went to the night martket yesterday.
  • I went to the a night market yesterday.
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  • Hello,
  • The ground is wet because it had been raining.
  • The ground is wet because it has been raining.
  • You would not use "had" here with the present tense of ".is". If yu were talking about the past you can then use "had" to put the "raining" further back in the past: "The ground was wet because it had been raining".
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  • The ground is wet because it had been raining.