Saturday, January 26, 2008

GRAMMAR QUESTION, Jan 26th

Correct the errors in the following sentence:

There were to much people at the mall so I was hurried up shopping, I was so hurried that the shirt I bought's not big enough and I'm having to return it.

Remember that there is more than one possible correct answer.

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10 comments:

pivetta marie-christine said...

There was so many people at the mall so I had to hurry up. I was so busy hurrying that the shirt I bought was too small and had to return it.

Marie-France Brassard said...

reweeThere were too many people at the mall so I had to hurry up shopping.I was so much in a hurry that the shirt I bought was too small and I have to return it.

BLowen said...

There were too many people at the mall so I hurried. I was in such a hurry that the shirt I bought was not big enough and I have to return it.

Veronica Baig said...

Marie-Christine: You are on the right track. Now think about subject-verb agreement and punctuation;-)
Marie-France & Blowen: Close--check punctuation.

Nancy said...

There were to much people at the mall so I was hurried up shopping, I was so hurried that the shirt I bought's not big enough and I'm having to return it.

The mall was so full of people that I shopped quickly. I was in such a rush that the shirt I bought was not big enough and I have to return it.

BLowen said...

There were too many people at the mall, so I hurried. I was in such a hurry that the shirt I bought was not big enough, and I have to return it.

Tammy said...

I was rushing to get my shopping done but there were to many people in the mall. I was in such a hurry that the shirt I bought was too small and now I have to return it.

Veronica Baig said...

Nancy: Very close--check punctuation.
Tammy: Almost--check punctuation and your use of the various forms of to/too.

Tammy said...

I was rushing to get my shopping done, but there were too many people in the mall. I was in such a hurry, that the shirt I bought was too small and now I must return it.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: Very close--just a comma missing!