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tell to you
TO TELL YOU. (to tell VERB [T] = Tell someone something.
about the film I went to see last night as you asked.
My advice to you are
My advice to you IS.
(Advice is uncountable but here the noun is singular
with it at all! It was complete
and a waste
of time and money.
I really wish I had not gone myself,
I'd have read
I'd read / I had read (We need the Past Perfect here)
I'd have given it a miss.
I've been going to the cinema
since at least six years,
FOR at least six years,
(present perfect SINCE+fixed time
in the past OR FOR + period of years until now)
and that was by far
the worst (Not worse. "worse than" = comparative
film I have seen up to now.
It's a such
It's such as terrible.
('such' is a pre-determiner.
That means it comes before the article (determiner) )
terrible film that I can't understand how or why they decided to make it.
Apart of everything else
FROM ANYTHING else
, I was so bored! So, in case you might
consider to go
(Check the grammar book -
Verbs following verbs.
, you know my opinion now!
Anyway - enough of my complaints -
and in spite of my disappointment with this particular film
I haven't actually gone off films in general.
So, on a different topic,
I know that you are interested in live music gigs,
I wondered whether might you like
I wondered WHETHER YOU MIGHT like
to come with me to the open-air concert in the park next Saturday.
It'll be great and all the others are going.
Let me know it what you think.
LET ME KNOW what you think.
But unless I hear from you by Friday,
I'll assume you can't make it.
I'm attaching more information with this email so you can see who is playing,
and we can get the tickets on the night.
So that's all for now.
Speak to you soon. All the best. Jose.
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