I have written the following sentence


But, I am not sure if it is grammatically correct or not. Please give me some guidance.

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it is a very common grammar structure

[如果 X 就 Y] = [If X then Y]

[1: 如果] [X: 我没去上班] [2: 就] [Y: 一起朋友去玩]

[1: if ] [X: I don't go to work] [2: then ] [Y: together friend to go play]

The major problem is "一起朋友去玩" (together friends to go play)

It should be "朋友一起去玩" (go to play with friends together)

[和 + (noun) 一起] = [with + (noun) together] is also a common grammar structure. And you can drop "一起" and write: "如果我没去上班就和朋友(一起)去玩" because it is strongly implied with the present of 和


如果我没去上班,就和朋友一起去玩。 If I don't go to work, I'd hang out with friends.

  • Is this sentence correct May 22, 2020 at 16:18
  • If that's what you mean in English, then the Chinese translation is correct.
    – asule
    May 22, 2020 at 16:19

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