question-2

English grammar questions, answered by Alan

Moderator: Alan

Locked
Pacifist
Member
Posts: 25
Joined: Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:10 pm
Status: Learner of English

question-2

Post by Pacifist » Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:13 pm

Are these sentences correct:


a) "He has some back issues, as a consequence of a fall from a horse."

b) "He has some issues in his back, as a consequence of a horse fall."

User avatar
Alan
Teacher/Moderator
Teacher/Moderator
Posts: 13478
Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2003 7:56 pm
Status: Teacher of English

Re: question-2

Post by Alan » Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:30 am

Probably 'back problems' would be preferable to either.
(The expression 'back issue' is potentially highly ambiguous!)

Locked