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Are there grammatical errors in the sentences below?1-Please if tell me are you coming...

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loraaa | Student | Valedictorian

Posted May 23, 2012 at 10:55 AM via web

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Are there grammatical errors in the sentences below?

1-Please if tell me are you coming or not.
2-Tom needs to know what is your address.
3-Make sure you tell the teacher what do you not understand.

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William Delaney | (Level 3) Educator Emeritus

Posted May 23, 2012 at 1:49 PM (Answer #1)

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The first example in the question is very bad because of the position of the word "if."

My suggestion is:

1. Please tell me whether or not you are coming.

It could even be simpler:

1. Please tell me whether you are coming.

The second example in the question is not too bad but it contains too many words and has improper syntax.

My suggestion is:

2. Tom needs to know your address.

The third example is too wordy and has poor syntax.

My suggestion is:

3. Make sure to tell the teacher whatever you do not understand.

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jk3246 | Student , Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted May 23, 2012 at 11:02 AM (Answer #2)

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1-Please tell me if you are coming or not.

2-Tom needs to know what is your address.

3-Make sure you tell the teacher what do you not understand.

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sadika | Student , Grade 11 | eNoter

Posted May 23, 2012 at 11:29 AM (Answer #3)

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1) Please tell me if you are coming or not.

2) Tom needs to know what your address is.

3) Make sure you tell the teacher what do you not understand.

 

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ratebregister | College Teacher | eNoter

Posted May 24, 2012 at 11:18 PM (Answer #4)

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1) Please tell me if you are coming or not.

2) Tom needs to know what your address is.

3) Make sure you tell the teacher what you do not understand.

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loraaa | Student | Valedictorian

Posted June 4, 2012 at 10:27 AM (Answer #5)

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thanks to all (^_^)

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