English as a Second Language/grammar

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It is of no use him/his saying so to his wife.

I have read all the .... prescribed in my course.(poems/rhymes/verses/songs)

I am very/quite sorry to hear the sad news.

Please tell the correct option and give reason.this is not a homework question.

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It is of no use him/his saying so to his wife.

>>> correct version:  It's useless for him to say that to his wife. (I'm guessing this is what you're trying to say her

I have read all the .... prescribed in my course.(poems/rhymes/verses/songs).

>>> correct version: I have read all the ...requested in my course

to prescribe has a different meaning: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prescribe

I am very/quite sorry to hear the sad news. >>> correct as is

I hope this helps Anabell.

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Amy

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