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    Cool bears

    Hi,

    Is the folowing sentence correct?

    He bears the nickname of "the freak" because of his weird behavior?

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    Re: bears

    Yes, but most people would omit "of" in this case.

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    Re: bears

    And because it's a name, "Freak" should be capitalized.
    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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