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Dear Ted:

Isn't the sentence below possible in casual conversation?

"I want to get past this truck; then we can get into the right lane. When we get past, I'll stop AND let you drive."

Thank you,

Paolo

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Dear Paolo:

Isn't the sentence below possible in casual conversation?

"I want to get past this truck; then we can get into the right lane. When we get
past, I'll stop AND let you drive."

*** Yes, it is acceptable in casual conversation.

Ted

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I am the bibliographic instruction and reference librarian at a public college. Some members of the English department recommend me to their students. I offer assistance in grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraph development. My master`s thesis concerns William Faulkner`s tragic novels. I formerly taught advanced placement English at two schools in the Philadelphia area.

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