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Are these sentences correct?please correct them If they are incorrect.
1.After studying the data,I could finish my report.
2.I tried hard but I couldn't finish my homework.
3.I tried har but I wasn't able to finish my homework.
4.Yeasterday I tried hard but I couldn't finish my homework.
5.Yesterday you would come to my home for lunch.

I have made sentences with would,was able to,could and couldn't
I want to know if I use them correctly or not

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Hello Nilo,

1.After studying the data,I could finish my report. >>> correct

2.I tried hard but I couldn't finish my homework. >>> correct

3.I tried har but I wasn't able to finish my homework. >>> correct (but HARD not har)

4. Yeasterday I tried hard but I couldn't finish my homework.>>> correct (but yesterday)

5.Yesterday you would come to my home for lunch. >>> incorrect. "yesterday" requires the use of Past Simple, so the correct version here would be:

Yesterday you came to my house for lunch.

or better yet,

You came to my house for lunch yesterday.

Nice job Nilo.

As always, I hope this helps.

Best,

Amy  

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