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    Is this sentence grammatically right ?

    Sentence: I sympathize with him, nobody in the history - as far as I know -- has been subject to vilification as he has been.

    My question/doubt: Is this sentence grammatically right ?


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    Re: Is this sentence grammatically right ?

    Quote Originally Posted by razer View Post
    Sentence: I sympathize with him, nobody in the history - as far as I know -- has been subject to vilification as he has been.

    My question/doubt: Is this sentence grammatically right ?


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    If you delete the article before "history", and use commas instead of dashes, it's fine.

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    Re: Is this sentence grammatically right ?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    If you delete the article before "history", and use commas instead of dashes, it's fine.
    Wouldn't that still leave a comma splice?

    To raser: If you write a phrase between dashes, you can't use '-' at the beginning and '--' at the end.

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    Re: Is this sentence grammatically right ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Wouldn't that still leave a comma splice?

    To raser: If you write a phrase between dashes, you can't use '-' at the beginning and '--' at the end.
    Yes, you are right, it would be better as: "I sympathize with him, as far as I know, nobody in history has been subject to vilification as he has been.

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