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Point out poor grammar & sentence structure, or let it go?

  1. Cookinmom11 profile image61
    Cookinmom11posted 6 years ago

    Point out poor grammar & sentence structure, or let it go?

    I've been reading Hubs and I find myself wanting to correct grammatical errors and comment on lack of sentence structure.  Is that off limits?  Is it better to just let it go?  I don't want HubPages to appear unprofessional.

  2. tyoreynolds profile image37
    tyoreynoldsposted 6 years ago

    Hello, how are you doing? I do not mind if you can correct me anytime

  3. kajoy42 profile image59
    kajoy42posted 6 years ago

    It depends how bad the grammar is. I would say if there are mistakes EVERYWHERE, you may want to say something. If it's just a few here and there, let it go. As for sentence structure, every person has their own sense, so to say, of writing. Someone might see their sentence structure as fine, although you see a mistake.  I would kind of let that one go.

  4. redwards01 profile image77
    redwards01posted 6 years ago

    I have been read and seeing the same thing, their is a problem.

    Boy does that irritate me, I really wouldn't mind any corrections as I always try to use the correct grammar. I read a hub the other day and the person was totally against it. I find it can increase the quality of HP all together.

    It's also funny that I tried my best not to make any mistakes while writing this.

  5. lzlpio90 profile image82
    lzlpio90posted 6 years ago

    hi cookinmon11,,, i am not against that. It can help our fellow hubbers and so they'll going to be aware of their mistakes. I am not good in english either and im not a grammarian so, it's inevitable for me to have mistakes. Can you take a look at my hub? If it won't bother you. I just want some feedback with my writing. that's all.

  6. stuff4you profile image66
    stuff4youposted 6 years ago

    I think its snobby when you point out little flaws in grammar and sentence structure, but if it looks like a 3rd grader wrote it do point it out. my opinion.

  7. Cookinmom11 profile image61
    Cookinmom11posted 6 years ago

    Yeah, I wasn't thinking of nit-picking every article. But some are just so atrocious I would hate for my friends to see them and know I want to write here too.  Everyone misspells a word here and there, but anyone can take the time to hit the space bar between words and sentences, and things like that.

    I just didn't know if that was acceptable.  Thanks for the answers, all.

  8. lydocia profile image60
    lydociaposted 6 years ago

    I was about to say: "it depends on in which context".

    I then read that you meant in Hubs, and I would say "no". It is not your place, nor your request, to point out or correct mistakes.

    If the Hubber asks to point out mistakes, by all means do. If they don't, then let them go.

 
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