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    Dear teachers

    Does this passage read well?

    Aimed to bring their ailing son home, they were granted funds to travel abroad.


    Thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Offroad View Post
    Dear teachers

    Does this passage read well?

    Aimed to bring their ailing son home, they were granted funds to travel abroad.


    Thank you
    No. "Aiming .... " would work.

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    Default Re: Aimed to ..., they were

    I had 'aiming' at first but changed. Thank you

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