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could you see if i did these sentences right?

Sentence Correction and Changes in Writing

Review the following sentences. Some of them are correct, whereas others contain an error with a commonly confused word.

Identify those with errors by marking each of the errors in bold. Make the correction in parentheses after the error. For those that are correct, write correct at the end of the sentence.

Their (There) are three kids in the room.

We have been married for 20 years, and are (our) relationship is as strong as ever.

I’m having trouble with my car. Can you give me some advise (advice)?

The diplomats are doing what they can to restore peace. Correct

I know it is important, so I will defiantly be there (their) on time.

I never knew that the new employee knows the manager’s son. Correct

I cannot find my keys. I hope I did not loose ( lose) them.

I should of written (wrote) down where I last put them.

They’re absolutely right. Correct

I don’t want to buy that. It’s to expensive. Correct

Its (It’s) hot out today.

I love my car. It’s interior is so comfortable. Correct

The movie was so boring that I didn’t know if I could make it threw (through) to the end.

Your ( You’re) welcome. I was happy to help.

An evening out can be a great way to clear one’s (ones) mind.

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    I know it is important, so I will defiantly be there (their) on time.

    I should of written (wrote) down where I last put them.

    I don’t want to buy that. It’s to expensive. Correct

    I love my car. It’s interior is so comfortable. Correct

    An evening out can be a great way to clear one’s (ones) mind.

  2. Their (There) are three kids in the room.

    We have been married for 20 years, and are (our) relationship is as strong as ever.

    I’m having trouble with my car. Can you give me some advise (advice)?

    The diplomats are doing what they can to restore peace. Correct

    I know it is important, so I will defiantly (definitely) be there on time.

    I never knew that the new employee knows the manager’s son. Correct

    I cannot find my keys. I hope I did not loose ( lose) them.

    I should of ( have) written down where I last put them.

    They’re absolutely right. Correct

    I don’t want to buy that. It’s to (too) expensive. Correct

    Its (It’s) hot out today.

    I love my car. It’s ( Its) interior is so comfortable. Correct

    The movie was so boring that I didn’t know if I could make it threw (through) to the end.

    Your welcome. I was happy to help. correct

    An evening out can be a great way to clear one’s mind. correct

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  3. I don’t want to buy that. It’s to (too) expensive. Correct<~~delete this word

    I love my car. It’s ( Its) interior is so comfortable. Correct<~~delete this word

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    And why did you change this one?


    Your welcome. I was happy to help. correct

  4. got confused thanks for helping me this class really stresses me out.

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  5. You're welcome.

    Go and do well! =)

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