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    Is this senntence correct grammatically???????????????????

    Just like the teacher was criticised because of his innovation in teaching, so does the pupil is criticised for his bad behaviour.

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    Re: Is this senntence correct grammatically???????????????????

    I'd try something like this:
    Just as the teacher was criticised because of his innovation in teaching, so is the pupil criticised for his bad behaviour.

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    Re: Is this senntence correct grammatically???????????????????

    thanks a lot! but can i replace "because of" with "for"?

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    Re: Is this senntence correct grammatically???????????????????

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I'd try something like this:
    Just as the teacher was criticised because of his innovation in teaching, so is the pupil criticised for his bad behaviour.
    Would this be better?

    Just as the teacher was criticised because of his innovative teaching methods, the pupil was also criticised for his bad behaviour.

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    Re: Is this senntence correct grammatically???????????????????

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I'd try something like this:
    Just as the teacher was criticised because of his innovation in teaching, so is the pupil criticised for his bad behaviour.
    can I omit "was" here?I think it's unnecessary
    Last edited by hector51; 24-Oct-2006 at 17:05.

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    Re: Is this senntence correct grammatically???????????????????

    Quote Originally Posted by hector51 View Post
    can I omit "was" here?I think it's unnecessary
    No. It is essential.

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    Re: Is this senntence correct grammatically???????????????????

    thanks all of you

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