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I'm going to have my hair cut.
I'm going to cut my hair.

Avoid I'll make a pair of shoes (or a suit of clothes). Say instead: I'll have a pair of shoes (or a suit of clothes) made.

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That medicine makes miracles.
That medicine works miracles.
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It's cold this winter.
It has cold this winter.
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The boy came in quietly.
The boy came in slowly.
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We went for a ride on our bicycles.
We went for a walk on our bicycles.

We ride on a bicycle, on horseback, etc., but we ride in a bus, train, or other public vehicle.

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