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It is the dress that he designed for first lady has been recognized one of the most elegant gowns and enabled him to enjoy his accomplishment in fashion.
The long sentence above is original version in a student workbook.
However, I think it should be "It is the dress that he designed for first lady having been recognized one of the most elegant gowns and enabling him to enjoy his accomplishment in fashion."
Am I right?
Please do not rewrite the original version into a sentence you consider proper. It is an already existing part of reading material in a workbook, so your useful comments on the sentence structure or word choice may add complexity to the sentence which I will have to explain to someone.
Thanks a lot.
Last edited by terrenziqq; 12-Aug-2013 at 08:32.
Neither is correct, sorry.
It should be written something like............
The dress that he designed for the first lady, was recognized as one of the most elegant gowns. Consequently, this enabled him to enjoy his accomplishment in fashion.
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Ouch, let me take back my words. If the sentence can be modified with slightest changes to make it grammatical, how will you rewrite it?
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