Pop Question

16 Jan 2011 — Here/There

 

How would you improve this sentence? 

I am not here in my office. I am working in room 226.

I am not here in my office. I am working in room 226.

 

Select one or more options and read the feedback.

 

1.

I am not there in my office.  I am working here in room 226.

2.

I was there in my office.  I am now here in room 226.

3.

Please go to room 226 to find me.

 

deictic (noun) – indicating identity, time, or location from the perspective of one or more speakers Deictics are how we change a sentence from one person's perspective to another person's perspective: You can come here tonight.  → He said that I could go there that night.   (I/you, come/go, here/there, this/ that, today/ yesterday/ tonight)