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Victor Khanin
PHRASES Could you please check my own sentences? 1. I lived in a dormitory between 1984 and 2004. 2. Learning English, which I find to be very difficult, can really help us to understand different cultures. 3. My father and mother live together with my older brother about 170 kilometres away from where I’m now living. 4. I’ve been trying to cut down alcohol ever since Sasha spoke to me about it a year ago.
Aug 28, 2019 9:36 AM
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The only mistake is in the last sentence, which should be 'cut down on alcohol'. 'Cut down' means 'reduce', so it doesn't work with 'alcohol' as a direct object. We generally say 'cut down on + [noun]'.
August 28, 2019
Victor Khanin
Language Skills
English, Russian
Learning Language
English