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Would you check my example sentences?

hirashin

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Dear native English speakers,
would you check my example sentences?

①This airport provides the passengers with free Wi-Fi.

②He is no longer a professional player. He retired last year.

③The number of Japanese students who want to study abroad is decreasing.
( isの前までが主語。decrease =減少する)( Japanese students who ~ are decreasing. とは言えない)

④Could I have some more wine? (wine = ワイン)

⑤My doctor encouraged me to do some exercise.

⑥I'm glad now to have company. (このcompanyはLesson 2に出てきた)

⑦The rich are not always happier than the poor. (the +形容詞 = ~な人達)

⑧I'm so glad to see you again. How've you been? ('ve = have)

⑨I'm satisfied with the results of the mid-term exams. (result = 結果, mid-term = 学期の途中)
(I'm satisfied とI feel satisfied は同じ意味)

⑩It's typical of Japanese people to say "Sorry" instead of "Thanks".

⑪Could you suggest the most effective way to learn new words? (suggest = 提案する,勧める)

⑫We've succeeded in launching the rocket. (launch = 打ち上げる,発射する)

⑬We'd like to work on a new project to help poor people in developing countries.

⑭A big meteorite hit the earth. As a result, all the dinasours disappeared.

⑮You are required to attend classes regularly.

Thanks in advance.

Hirashin
 

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would you check my example sentences?

Mistake:

Dear native English speakers,
would you check my example sentences?

Correct:

Dear native English speakers,
Would you check my example sentences?

In English, it is better to leave a space like this:

① This airport provides the passengers with free Wi-Fi.

not

①This airport provides the passengers with free Wi-Fi.

1a. This airport provides the passengers with free Wi-Fi.
1b. This airport provides passengers with free Wi-Fi.

Both 1a and 1b are correct. The meanings are different. We would probably say 1b.

2 through 9 are correct.

10a. It's typical of Japanese people to say "Sorry" instead of "Thanks".
10b. It's typical of Japanese people to say "sorry" instead of "thanks".

I would say 10b is better than 10a. I will be curious to see what other people say.

11 through 15 are correct.
 

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Thanks for the help.

Buntaro, I think you don't have to capitalize the first letter after a comma. So I always use lower-case w.

Mdchachi, do you think all the sentences sound all right to you?

I noticed a misspelling. "Dinasours" should be "dinosaurs".
 
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Thanks for the help, mdchachi. I'll take your versions.
 
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