Sentence correction

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Sentence correction

Post by kstrch » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:00 am

"It is unfortunate that she could not avail of the opportunity to better her prospects."
There is something wrong in this sentence. I feel that a "herself" should be present there after "avail". Am I right? Please help me in this.

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Re: Sentence correction

Post by Alan » Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:19 am

Yes, you are correct!

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