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    Is this grammatically correct?

    Is this sentence grammatically correct?

    He always delved enthusiastically into the problems he faced to ensure they would be overcome.

    Especially, is it fine to write "they would be overcome"?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Is this grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by allan90a View Post
    Is this sentence grammatically correct?

    He always delved enthusiastically into the problems he faced to ensure they would be overcome.

    Especially, is it fine to write "they would be overcome"?

    Thanks!
    It is grammatical, but I think it would be better in the active voice.

    He always delved enthusiastically into the problems he faced to ensure he (would overcome) (overcame) them.

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