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Staying Motivated

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One of my friends has many hobbies. He studies —go, a game similar to checkers in a training school for professionals, plays the piano, reads a book every day and looks for good restaurants or bakeries. I respect him because he has published over 20 online books after he retired. He also gives me sound advice. Three months ago, I promised another friend that I will publish an online book about some interesting topics this year. However, it’s not so easy to (3)get on with writing when one lacks motivation. I made a promise to a friend that I will report how much I’ve written every week. When I started this habit, my laziness (4)made my blood run cold because I couldn’t accomplish the plan. I couldn’t(2)get by on my strict schedule and rule. He advised me that “Writing small amounts is enough, but it’s hard to to (3)get on with it every day.” I realized that my writing plans beyond my ability. After that, I found the more suitable way for me, and I also (1)get along well with a good buddy who keeps me motivated to write.


Before the Revision

Title: Keep motivation
One of my friends has many hobbies. He learns to “GO” in a training school for professionals ( “GO” is a game like checkers), playing piano, reading one book every day, searching good restaurants or bakery. I respect him because he published over 20 online books on the website after the retirement. He always gives me good pieces of advice. 3 month ago, I promised another friend that I will publish an online book about some interest topics during this year. However, it’s not so easy to (3)get on with motivation for writing. I made a promise to a friend that I have to report how much volume I wrote among 1 week every Tuesday. When I started this habit, my laziness (4)made my blood run cold because I didn’t accomplish the plan. I didn’t (2)get by on my strict schedule and rule. “Writing small amount is enough, but try to (3)get on with every day.” This is his advice. I realized that my writing planning over beyond my ability. After that, I found the suitable way for me, and I (1)get along well with a good buddy who keeps the motivation to write.

homework:
(1)get along (with): Be on good terms; work well with.
“I must say I get along (well) with my mother-in-law.
(2)get by (on): Manage to cope or have enough to survive.
” It’s difficult to get by on a low salary.”
(3)get on with: Continue to do something; make progress.
“Be quiet and get on with your homework.”
(4)makes your blood run cold: If something makes your blood run cold, it shocks or scares you a lot.
The look in the prisoner’s eyes made my blood run cold.

notice
In this article, I try to appropriate use 4 phrasal verbs(No.1~4) in this article which I write my daily life and thoughts because I’m learning English. This is one of writing training.

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