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    Default transformation of sentence

    The concert was extended only because the audience responded well.

    1. Without the audience's good response, the concert would not have been extended.

    2. Without the good response from the audience, the concert would not have been extended.

    Is #1 or #2 correct or are both fine?

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    Default Re: transformation of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    The concert was extended only because the audience responded well.

    1. Without the audience's good response, the concert would not have been extended.

    2. Without the good response from the audience, the concert would not have been extended.

    Is #1 or #2 correct or are both fine?
    I would say so: If not the audience's good response the concert wouldn't have been extended.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    I would say so: If not the audience's good response the concert wouldn't have been extended.
    If not for the audience's good response the concert wouldn't have been extended.

    If I'm not wrong, you've left out 'for'.

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: transformation of sentence

    I'd say: Had it not been for the audience's warm response, the concert would not have been extended.

    Hope this helps

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    Default Re: transformation of sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    If not for the audience's good response the concert wouldn't have been extended.

    If I'm not wrong, you've left out 'for'.

    Thanks.

    Regards
    Were it not for...

    If it were not for...

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