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    Default what grammar category is this?

    Hi,

    'We hope that is reaches him in due time.'

    What grammar category is this?

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    Default Re: what grammar category is this?

    The "typographical error."

    It should be "it reaches."

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    Default Re: what grammar category is this?

    I was almost sure it's a typing error, but wanted to ask teachers.

    Thanks
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    Default Re: what grammar category is this?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    The "typographical error."

    It should be "it reaches."
    ... Or, with my most whimsical hat on, perhaps it's mis-punctuated, and a a sign-writer had got a job wrong... Nah.

    b

    PS Try the search "due [n*]" in BNC. 'Due time' is by no means unheard of, but it's not the strongest of collocations
    Last edited by BobK; 23-Jun-2011 at 18:01. Reason: Added PS

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