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    Is this sentence correct?

    "When basic material is been satisfied, the spirit acquirement becomes more essential. "

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    Default Re: Is this sentence correct?

    It's fine grammatically, but meaning-wise, it's a little odd. I don't know of any sort of "basic material" that is a requirement that needs to be satisfied. And I'd say "spiritual aquirement" or "acquirement of the spirit".

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    "is been satisfied" is not grammatical.

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    Thanks. Any other grammatical problems?
    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "is been satisfied" is not grammatical.

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    Default Re: Is this sentence correct?

    Thanks. "Basic material" is a requirement that needs to be satisfied.

    But how to correct this sentence here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calis View Post
    It's fine grammatically, but meaning-wise, it's a little odd. I don't know of any sort of "basic material" that is a requirement that needs to be satisfied. And I'd say "spiritual aquirement" or "acquirement of the spirit".

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