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    Default sentence confirmation#1

    #1 The animals were lack of food after the weather was drought for a long time.

    #2 Jone unwillingly had to reduce ration to each animal.

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    Default Re: sentence confirmation#1

    Quote Originally Posted by Alanmo View Post
    #1 The animals were lack of food after the weather was drought for a long time.

    #2 Jone unwillingly had to reduce ration to each animal.
    Hi Alanmo,


    1) The animals were in lack of food after the weather was drought for a long time.
    in: I feel you need it.

    was: shuold be 'had been', because you said 'for....'.

    drought(n): must be dry(adj).

    2) Jone unwillingly had to reduce the ration to each animal.
    the: ration is a name you have to put (a or the).

    to: I think it should be of.
    This correction is better to be confirmed by an instructor.
    Good Luck

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    Default Re: sentence confirmation#1

    Here's a suggested rewrite of the sentences:
    The animals lacked food because of the long drought.
    Jone reluctantly had to reduce each animal's ration.

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    Default Re: sentence confirmation#1

    Quote Originally Posted by Alanmo View Post
    #1 The animals were lack of food after the weather was drought for a long time.

    #2 Jone unwillingly had to reduce ration to each animal.
    I agree with Jcrawf's revision.

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