An wrong sentence?

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pdh0224
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An wrong sentence?

Post by pdh0224 » Wed Oct 27, 2004 4:42 am

Dear teacher,

"He said that he was resigning to the Press."

Someone said the sentence is an ungrammatical sentence.

Could you explain the reason the sentence is wrong?




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Post by Alan » Thu Oct 28, 2004 9:28 am

I see nothing ungrammatical here, only a rather unnatural choice of expressions. Better would be 'He TOLD the Press that he was resigning.'

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