A question about of
Is "of" correct in this sentence:
Students want to get the best grade they possibly can without having to make unduly unnecessary sacrifices of their extracurricular activities.
Re: A question about of
I don't like the above sentence. Using the noun "sacrifices" and "of" sounds odd. The sentence is also too wordy; the grammar is much too wordy and "possibly" is unnecessary.
Originally Posted by Pioneer1
Students want to get the best grade they can without having to unduly sacrifice their extracurricular activities.
Students want to get the best grade they can without unduly sacrificing their extracurricular activities.
sacrifice..v, give up
Last edited by 2006; 13-Jan-2008 at 18:28.
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