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jasper
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grammar errors?

Post by jasper » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:19 am

Hello

Are these sentences correct in terms of grammar?


His doctor says he has a pre-existing arthritic condition in his neck and this is a long-term problem that should not be disabling however. There is no reason for him not to be driving a cab, for instance.

thank you.

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Re: grammar errors?

Post by salerno » Thu Apr 08, 2010 6:38 am

It should say

"His doctor says he has a pre-existing arthritic condition in his neck. This is a long-term problem, however, it is not disabling. He should be able to drive a cab."

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Re: grammar errors?

Post by Joe » Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:35 am

I agree with salerno. Or you could say (with minimum alteration to the original sentence):

His doctor says he has a pre-existing arthritic condition in his neck and this is a long-term problem that should not, however, be disabling. There is no reason for him not to drive a cab, for instance.

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Re: grammar errors?

Post by clevermae » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:42 am

I have a simpler version.

His doctor says he has a pre-existing arthritic condition in his neck. This is a long-term problem, but is not disabling. There is no reason for him to stop doing things, like drive a cab.

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