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    #1

    Post Aimed to ..., they were

    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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    #2

    Re: Aimed to ..., they were

    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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    #3

    Re: Aimed to ..., they were

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

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