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Distance between modal and verb
I would like to know if it is correct to separate a modal and its verb as in the following sentence:
"In such a case, he shall, after reviewing all other relevant topics, inform the student of his/her mistakes".
You see that the verb "inform" has been separated from the modal "shall" by a clause. Is this right? Is it good style?
Thanks for your prompt reply,
PD. I am not a teacher, but just an advanced student of English.
Re: Distance between modal and verb
It's rather formal, but it's not incorrect.
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