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    namloan is offline Member
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    Default Luxury convertibles

    A. Yesterday his wife denounced him to the police because he leads a professional group to steal luxury convertibles and an illegal football betting ring.

    Does this make much sense and sound natural at all?

    Thank you so much

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    Quote Originally Posted by namloan View Post
    A. Yesterday his wife denounced reported him to the police because he leads a professional group to steal luxury convertibles and runs an illegal football betting ring.

    Does this make much sense and sound natural at all?

    Thank you so much
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    I can't understand why 'denounce' is not OK here.

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    Default Re: Luxury convertibles

    Denouncing is a rarely used word in my experience, but it has to do with reputation, social standing, or authority.

    You might denounce your lying, cheating, thieving spouse within your social circle, but if you are telling the authorities about illegal activity, you are doing more than denouncing.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: Luxury convertibles

    . . .because he leads a gang of thieves stealing luxury convertibles. . .
    Career criminals don't deserve to be called a professional group.

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