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Miss. Sloane

ponta 222 · April 14

Target Language - English

Last night, I watched "Miss. Sloane", a movie about a female lobbyist. The story was really exciting but I don't write about it because I don't want to spoil it before you watch it. In the movie, the main character is intellectual and speaks too fast. Thus, I almost couldn't understand what she says without Japanese subtitles. I wonder if native English speakers can completely catch it, and I want to be able to do so.
Besides, I like the following phrase that she said many times.
"Upon the advice of counsel, I must respectfully decline to answer your question, based on my rights under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution." I didn't know the Fifth Amendment is about the right to silence, and I knew "take the fifth" means to keep silent.


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Correction 1 / 2
kkhermanson 0 April 14, 2021
The story was really exciting but I don't write about it because I don't want to spoil it before you watch it.

The story was really exciting but I don't write about it because I don't want to spoil it before you watch it.

  • Correction Type:
  • Stylistic
I would say "I won't write too much about it" or "I'm not writing too much about it"
Correction 2 / 2
troutfarm 0 April 14, 2021
Miss. Sloane
Last night, I watched "Miss.
Sloane", a movie about a female lobbyist.
The story was really exciting but I don't write about it because I don't want to spoil it before you watch it.

The story was really exciting but I dwon't write about it because I don't want to spoil it before you watch it.

  • Correction Type:
  • Grammar
In the movie, the main character is intellectual and speaks too fast.

In the movie, the main character is intellectual and speaks toovery fast.

  • Correction Type:
  • Stylistic
Thus, I almost couldn't understand what she says without Japanese subtitles.
I wonder if native English speakers can completely catch it, and I want to be able to do so.

I wonder if native English speakers canould completely catch it, and. I want to be able to do so too.

The ideas in this sentence are very different, so to sound more natural they should be split apart into separate sentences.
Besides, I like the following phrase that she said many times.

Besides, I liked the following phrase that she said many times.

  • Correction Type:
  • Grammar
"Upon the advice of counsel, I must respectfully decline to answer your question, based on my rights under the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution."
I didn't know the Fifth Amendment is about the right to silence, and I knew "take the fifth" means to keep silent.

I didn't know the Fifth Amendment iwas about the right to silence, andeven though I knew "take the fifth" means to keep silent.

Didn't means the following "is" should be in the past tence, "was".

Overall feedback & comment:

Good job!
Comment added on 04/14/2021