Tuesday, April 22, 2008

GRAMMAR QUESTION, April 22nd

Correct the errors in the following sentence:

Samirs always been borrowing his car to his brother who’s lending it while his old model car is in the garage for repairing.

Remember that there is more than one possible correct answer.

Note: you can still see previous Grammar Questions of the Week; they are posted in the archive in the side bar.

12 comments:

Pivetta Marie Christine said...

Samirs has been borrowing his brother’s car while his own model car is in the garage for repairs.

Samantha said...

Samie borrowed his brothers car while his car was in the garage for repairs.

Janine said...

Samiris is borrowing his brother's car while his car is in the garage for repairs.

Veronica Baig said...

Marie-Christine: You have the idea here, but your use of " own model car" is misleading;-)
Samantha: You have a grammatically good sentence, but you need to go back to the original and try to determine who is borrowing what;-)
Janine: You came up with the same interpretation as Samantha, and there is a problem with the person's name;-)

Tammy said...

Samirs's brother is having his car repaired, so he loaned his car to him until it was finished.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: Yes, but check your use of the possessive;-)

Irena said...

Samirs has been lending his car to his brother who always borrows the car while his old car is in the garage for repair.

Ying Meng said...

Samirs always lends his car to his brother while his brother's old model car is in the garage for repairs.

Veronica Baig said...

Irena and Ying: Almost there--check the possessive;-)

Tammy said...

Samirs brother is having his car repaired, so he loaned his car to him until it was finished.

Tammy said...

Samir loaned his car to his brother, until his was repaired.

Veronica Baig said...

Tammy: The first one is better--the second one misses a lot of information.