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Is the following sentence grammatically correct? I'd derive a goal to hell!
Aug 12, 2018 2:40 PM
Answers · 6
'Derive means to 'get' or 'take' from something else, so it's the wrong verb to use here. Do you mean, "I would make a goal to go to hell?" That would be like selling your soul to the devil.
August 12, 2018
no. I assume you mean "I'm looking forward to hell"?
August 12, 2018
If you were refereeing a football match between heaven and hell, and somebody asked you "What would you do in a situation where one of the devils kicked the ball into the net?" Then you could answer: "I'd derive a goal to hell!!" Otherwise the sentence is quite unusual
August 12, 2018
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