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Post by Brahman » Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:11 am

"As might be expected, Maugham was particularly scornful of the lessons in French, taught by masters who although they had a good grasp of grammar made no attempt to reproduce what they considered an entirely unnecessary foreign accent."

Do you think that the "they" should not have been there?

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Re: They

Post by Joe » Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:50 pm

What's wrong with "they"? There are, however, two missing commas:

"As might be expected, Maugham was particularly scornful of the lessons in French, taught by masters who, although they had a good grasp of grammar, made no attempt to reproduce what they considered an entirely unnecessary foreign accent." :ok:

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