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    #1

    to protect him/himself

    His granmother had made him a sweater to protect him/himself from the cold weather

    I don't know if this sentece ha a meaning. What I want to say is that hi granny had made a sweater for him so he could protect him(himself?) from the cold weather..............

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: to protect him/himself

    Here is a choice. All of them would work, I think. Chose which one you like best

    His grandmother had made him a sweater to help him protect himself from the cold weather.

    His Grandmother had made him a sweater so he could pretect himself from the cold weather.

    His grandmother had made a sweater for him to protect himself ...

    HIs grandmother had made him a sweater as a preotection against the cold weather.

    (though I'd prefer one of the first three myself)


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    #3

    Re: to protect him/himself

    Brillant. I think my preferece goes to the second one !


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    Re: to protect him/himself

    Quote Originally Posted by minnie2007 View Post
    His granmother had made him a sweater to protect him/himself from the cold weather

    I don't know if this sentece ha a meaning. What I want to say is that hi granny had made a sweater for him so he could protect him(himself?) from the cold weather..............

    Thanks
    Or how about:

    His grandmother [had] made him a sweater to keep him warm in the cold weather.


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    #5

    Re: to protect him/himself

    that sounds perfect! Thanks

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