I m in trouble with the bottom phrase which I guess that would not be true grammatically.
I would be please if someone clarify if is correct or not?
"Although his starting point and destination were fixed, he had considerable choice as to which states (or territories that subsequently became states) to travel through en route"
Thanks, If It's correct would you please simplify it for me?
I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....
I don't think 'fixed' sounds like a good word choice here, because to me it sounds as though the locations had to be nailed down. I would prefer "set" in this context. Also, I don't find "start and end points" very natural. So, for me, it would sound better like this:
Although the starting point and destination were set in advance, he was free to choose the route he would take through the various states and territories of the country.
I am going to travel to Greece using only public transport. I can choose which countries to travel through en route.
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Thank you all.
Thanks for the corrections.
Instead of 'the bottom phrase', you need to say 'the sentence below'.
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