Is it correct sentense?

Discuss conditional "if" statements and questions.

Moderator: Soon Mi

Is it correct sentense?

Postby Kim Kyoung Mok(45) » Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:30 pm

hello~

These days I enjoy here internet site.^^

So today, I have one question.

"If you want high score, you will have to study hard."

is it correct?
Kim Kyoung Mok(45)
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sun Sep 10, 2006 2:36 pm

:D

Postby ParkSeLin(MSB) » Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:34 pm

I think 'make a score' is used more frequently-like this: 'If you want to make a high score~' :) And to my thinking, when you talk about your study, you'd better use the expression 'make a grade' or 'get a mark' rather than 'make a score'.
ParkSeLin(MSB)
 
Posts: 5
Joined: Sun Oct 29, 2006 3:59 am

Almost

Postby Jason M. Ham » Mon Dec 11, 2006 3:10 am

If you want a high score, you'll have to study hard.
If you want to get good grades, you'll have to study hard.

These expressions are more common and accurate.
User avatar
Jason M. Ham
 
Posts: 669
Joined: Tue Jun 22, 2004 1:35 pm
Location: Yeokgok, Bucheon, South Korea

Re: Is it correct sentense?

Postby Inha(905)YangHanGil » Wed Jan 02, 2008 3:27 am

Kim Kyoung Mok(45) wrote:hello~

These days I enjoy here internet site.^^

So today, I have one question.

"If you want high score, you will have to study hard."

is it correct?


Hi. I think your sentence is good enough, but here is my recommandation

for you about the sentence.

"If you want to get better grade, you will have to work harder."

This might have a little different word feeling, because I used "better

score" instead of your "high score". However I think my sentence gives

sentence a bit more natural flow due to its comparison sentence

structure on each part.
Inha(905)YangHanGil
 
Posts: 19
Joined: Wed Dec 26, 2007 1:45 pm


Return to Conditionals

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest