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    Looking at his photograph

    Please, would you take a look at these sentences and correct my mistakes.

    Looking at his photograph, I asked myself how much more he earned than myself, hundred, two hundred, or a thousand times.
    Or should I write instead:

    Looking at his photograph, I asked myself how much more he was earning than myself, hundred, two hundred, or a thousand times.

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    Re: Looking at his photograph

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Please, would you take a look at these sentences and correct my mistakes.

    Looking at his photograph, I asked myself how much more he earned than myself, hundred, two hundred, or a thousand times.
    Or should I write instead:

    Looking at his photograph, I asked myself how much more he was earning than I, a hundred, two hundred, or a thousand times.
    Bhai.

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    Re: Looking at his photograph

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Please, would you take a look at these sentences and correct my mistakes.

    Looking at his photograph, I asked myself how much more he earned than myself, hundred, two hundred, or a thousand times.
    Or should I write instead:

    Looking at his photograph, I asked myself how much more he was earning than myself, hundred, two hundred, or a thousand times.
    In both cases, I would replace "myself" with "I" (some informally would use "me"). But the reflexive pronoun is not correct. Also, I would use a dash before hundred (instead of the comma) and add the indefinite article "a".

    Looking at his photograph, I asked myself how much more he earned than I -- a hundred, two hundred, or a thousand times.

    Looking at his photograph, I asked myself how much more he was earning than I -- a hundred, two hundred, or a thousand times.

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