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Language Questions / Re: with which to
« Last post by Darryl on Today at 09:19:22 am »
Well, I don't like any of them much. Some alternatives:

1) I gave him those documents for him to prove so that he could prove his client's innocence.
2) I gave him those documents to so that he could prove his client's innocence. with.
3) I gave him those documents to enable him to prove his client's innocence.
4) I gave him the documents with which he could to prove his client's innocence.

Or more simply:
I gave him the documents that could prove his client's innocence.
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Language Questions / with which to
« Last post by navi on Today at 08:10:09 am »
Which are correct:

1) I gave him those documents for him to prove his client's innocence.
2) I gave him those documents to prove his client's innocence with.
3) I gave him those documents to prove his client's innocence.
4) I gave him those documents with which to prove his client's innocence.

Gratefully,
Navi
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Language Questions / Re: too many cookies
« Last post by navi on February 16, 2018, 08:52:54 pm »
Thank you both very much,

Actually, I did mean 'movies'. You watch too many movies and you end up not enjoying them any more. But maybe the word does not really fit the context.

Gratefully,
Navi
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Language Questions / Re: too many cookies
« Last post by admin on February 16, 2018, 08:06:01 pm »
do you mean movies or cookies in #1
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Language Questions / Re: that was so that
« Last post by admin on February 16, 2018, 08:05:18 pm »
Yes
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Language Questions / Re: there is one
« Last post by admin on February 16, 2018, 08:04:40 pm »
1 is best. 3 is OK
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Language Questions / Re: about a dialogue
« Last post by Takashi on February 16, 2018, 08:51:57 am »
Thank you very much indeed, Darryl!
I really appreciate it.
Everything is clear now.

Takashi
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Language Questions / Re: about a dialogue
« Last post by Darryl on February 16, 2018, 04:14:04 am »
You have answered your own question very well in the last line of your analysis.
I'm not is wrong because a response is required to "How about the afternoon of the eighth?"
I can't (make it) is an acceptable response.
Are you free? I can't doesn't fit there.
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Language Questions / there is one
« Last post by navi on February 15, 2018, 09:26:55 pm »
I thought nobody was allowed to bring a calculator to the exam.

1) And yet, here is one.
2) And yet, here one is.

3) And yet, there is one.
4) And yet, there one is.

Which of the setences 1-4 are acceptable in this context?

Gratefully,
Navi
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Language Questions / about a dialogue
« Last post by Takashi on February 15, 2018, 04:29:04 pm »
I'd appreciate it if you could help me with the following question.

"Fill the gap with phrase in the dialogue with phrases from the corresponding list below. Select one that DOES NOT fit in the case.
 
Making an appointment
A: Could we meet sometime next week?
B: Are you free on the seventh in the morning?
A. No, I'm afraid not. I have an exam then. How about the afternoon of the eighth?
B. The eighth? No, [A. I can't     B. I'm not    C. I'm sorry    D that's no good    E. unfortunately], I'm out of town all day.

I'm wondering whether the answer should be "A. I can't" or "B. I'm not."   
B says, "Are you free on the seventh in the morning?" and "I'm not" might mean "I'm not free on the seventh in the morning," so "B. I'm not" might fit.
Could you tell me if "A I can't" sounds wrong here?
Or could it be that "B. I'm not" sounds wrong, since it is a direct response to the question "How about the afternoon of the eighth?"?

Thank you very much.

Takashi
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