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Last year I went to see my wife at kibaigwa ,I stayed there for two months spending a lot together with neighbors ,then late on I decided to return Iringa where I am a player at lipuli FC ,after three weeks my wife phoned me ,informing that from today your not allowed to come here because I have heard bad news about you ,ohh my heart was running so fast !I think my self !!what's wrong with me again ? It was on Monday when my wife phoned me ,then on Tuesday I took the bus to kibaigwa when I arrived at the home the house was closed and no one where around even though it was evening ........please JF members correct me for this short story@cube,great vision
 

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Last year I went to see my wife at kibaigwa ,I stayed there for two months spending a lot together with neighbors ,then late on I decided to return Iringa where I am a player at lipuli FC ,after three weeks my wife phoned me ,informing that from today your not allowed to come here because I have heard bad news about you ,ohh my heart was running so fast !I think my self !!what's wrong with me again ? It was on Monday when my wife phoned me ,then on Tuesday I took the bus to kibaigwa when I arrived at the home the house was closed and no one where around even though it was evening ........please JF members correct me for this short story@cube,great vision
Let me remind you to use proper punctuation marks (comma, full stop etc) in your paragraph.
Well, I am not that good at English, so anybody feel free to correct me if that is the case. Here are my suggestions....,

In your sentence you've written "I went to see my wife" you can use " I went to visit my wife" or "I visited my wife".

"Late on" it was supposed to be "later on'' which means that... the time or situation after the one that you've been talking about.

"I decided to return" I'd prefer to use " I decided to go back to Iringa" or "I went back" (because that's where you were before) however "to return" Or "I returned " is also correct and acceptable (but it seems very common and it's always good to try new things).

Btw, I like your story but try to work on my suggestions.

PS, Don't try to translate any sentence from Swahili (native language) to English, many times it creates big confusion. Think it in English.
And lastly, I strongly insist on the correct usage of punctuation in your sentences.

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Let me remind you to use proper punctuation mark (comma, full stop etc) in your paragraph.
Well, I am not that good at English, so anybody feel free to correct me if that is the case. Here is my suggestions....,

In your sentence you've written "I went to see my wife" you can use " I went to visit my wife" or "I visited my wife".

"Late on" it supposed to be "later on'' which means that... the time or situation after the one that you've been talking about.

"I decided to return" I'd prefer to use " I decided to go back to Iringa" or "I went back" (because that's where you were before) however "to return" Or "I returned " is also correct and acceptable (but it seems very common and it's always good to try new things).

Btw, I like your story but try to work on my suggestions.

PS, Don't try to translate any sentence from Swahili (native language) to English, many times it create big confusion. Think it in English.
And lastly, I strongly Insist the correct usage of punctuation in your sentences.

Cc. 4G LTE
Ni bahati kuiona hii tag best.... Well done tho there are some which need few amendments like" many times it create big confusion" I'd prefer " frequently/multiple times create confusion" and on" Insist" there was no need of cap... Bila vituo/mapumziko para zinachosha ama unapoteana kabisa.... Keep this fire burning
 

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Ni bahati kuiona hii tag best.... Well done... Bila vituo/mapumziko para zinachosha ama unapoteana kabisa.... Keep this fire burning
Thank you 4G LTE.
Wanasema if you don't think punctuation is important try forgetting the comma when you tell someone "I am sorry, I love you".

Also try this, "a woman, without her man, is nothing". Vs
A woman:without her, man is nothing.
Utaona maana inabadilika kabisa kwa kukosea tuu wapi pa kuweka koma au nukta.
So punctuation is powerful and also definitely part of grammar.
 

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Thank you 4G LTE.
Wanasema if you don't think punctuation is important try forgetting the comma when you tell someone "I am sorry, I love you".

Also try this, "a women, without her man, is nothing". Vs
A women:without her, man is nothing.
Utaona maana inabadilika kabisa kwa kukosea tuu wapi pa kuweka koma au nukta.
So punctuation is powerful and also definitely part of grammar.
Thanks again.... Pia zinafanya uvutiwe kuendelea kusoma...

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Let me remind you to use proper punctuation mark (comma, full stop etc) in your paragraph.
Well, I am not that good at English, so anybody feel free to correct me if that is the case. Here is my suggestions....,

In your sentence you've written "I went to see my wife" you can use " I went to visit my wife" or "I visited my wife".

"Late on" it supposed to be "later on'' which means that... the time or situation after the one that you've been talking about.

"I decided to return" I'd prefer to use " I decided to go back to Iringa" or "I went back" (because that's where you were before) however "to return" Or "I returned " is also correct and acceptable (but it seems very common and it's always good to try new things).

Btw, I like your story but try to work on my suggestions.

PS, Don't try to translate any sentence from Swahili (native language) to English, many times it create big confusion. Think it in English.
And lastly, I strongly insist the correct usage of punctuation in your sentences.

Cc. 4G LTE
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The word " to" is a preposition. Immediately after a preposition ONLY a gerund, (a verbal noun or noun) can come. Remember, a preposition it can never be followed by a verb.
The word "seeing" is not a verb form and is not in present continuous form.

Seeing is noun, a gerund( a noun formed with a verb ending in " ing".)

So "I am Looking forward to seeing.. " is grammatically correct and acceptable.

I might be wrong about this, so feel free to correct me if that is the case.
Naomba unifundishe hii lugha cute b.
 

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