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Avoiding repetition CAE

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    Elipsis and reference.
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  • If he comes to the meeting I’ll tell him the news. If he doesn’t come to the meeting, I’ll email him.
    If he comes to the meeting I’ll tell him the news. If not, I’ll email him.
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  • The green apples are quite tasty but the red apples are horrible.
    The green apples are quite tasty but the red ones are horrible.
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  • I didn’t go to the party but Sally went to the party.
    I didn’t go to the party but Sally did.
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  • I can’t speak Japanese and David can’t speak Japanese either.
    I can’t speak Japanese and neither can David.
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  • Their photocopier isn’t working and our photocopier isn’t working either.
    Their photocopier isn’t working and neither is ours.
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  • ‘Is there a test next week?’ ‘I don’t think there is a test next week. I hope there isn’t a test next week.’
    ‘Is there a test next week?’ ‘I don’t think there is a test next week. I don't think so. I hope not.
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  • ‘Is Michael coming for a drink on Friday?’ ‘I expect Michael is coming for a drink on Friday. He usually comes for a drink on Friday.’
    I expect so. He usually does.
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  • I’ll try and call you this afternoon. If I can’t call this afternoon, I’ll call you this evening.
    I’ll try and call you this afternoon. If not, this evening.
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  • I may be free tomorrow. If I am free tomorrow, I’ll let you know.
    I may be free tomorrow. If so, I'll let you know.
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  • They decided to drive to the picnic. Deciding to drive was a mistake as they got stuck in a traffic jam.
    They decided to drive to the picnic.This was a mistake as they got stuck in a traffic jam.
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  • We need some eggs. If you see eggs in the market, could you get some eggs?
    We need some eggs. If you see any in the market, could you get some?
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  • The picture quality of this new camera is far better than the picture quality of the old camera.
    The picture quality of this new camera is far better than that of the old one.
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  • ‘It’s on the table.’ ‘Which table? The table in the kitchen or the table in the sitting room?’
    ‘It’s on the table.’ ‘Which table? The one in the kitchen or the one in the sitting room?
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  • ‘I’m going to resign’ ‘I wouldn’t resign if I were you.’
    ‘I’m going to resign’ ‘I wouldn’t do that if I were you.'
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  • We’re getting a bonus. The boss said we were getting a bonus at the meeting.
    We’re getting a bonus. The boss said so at the meeting.
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  • I’m on my way to the office now. I’ll call you when I get to the office.
    I’m on my way to the office now. I’ll call you when I get there.
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  • I’ll know the answer tonight, so I’ll let you know tonight.
    I’ll know the answer tonight, so I’ll let you know then.
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  • ‘Have we got enough chairs?’ ‘Yes. We’ve got all these chairs and we’ve got all the chairs that Tom brought from upstairs too.’
    ‘Have we got enough chairs?’ ‘Yes. We’ve got all these and those that Tom brought from upstairs too.'
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