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    As to legal, her activity is not fair though she did it for a welfare of the society.

    Is this sentence correct?

    Please help me.

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    Default Re: as to honest, in a despair

    Sorry Gary, this doesn't really make sense.
    Things that are legal may not be fair. Things that are fair may not be legal. So you shouldn't link them.

    Also, if it was for the the welfare (the, not a) of society, it sounds like it was fair... so in total, I'm not sure what you mean at all.

    Can you try again?

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    Default Re: as to honest, in a despair

    Thank you.
    Forget about that sentence.
    Here is new one :

    Suppose Mr. A is a poor boy and he cannot afford to buy a medicine to his mother who needs desperately medicine to cure her.

    The boy would definitely steal the medicine from medical shop to cure her mother. So it is illegal.

    So I would write a sentnce like this [As to legal, it is not fair but as to mankind it is fair]

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    Default Re: as to honest, in a despair

    It wasn't legal, but it was necessary.

    As I said before, being legal or illegal does not affect being fair or unfair. Do not say "It was unfair legally" or it was "fair from a legal perspective." Fair is not a legal term.

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    Default Re: as to honest, in a despair

    Gary -

    "As to" = Function: preposition

    1 : AS FOR, ABOUT <>

    As to the boy's theft, that is an illegal action but a human one.
    I am at a loss as to how to explain the error

    2 : ACCORDING TO, BY

    The dresses are graded as to size and colour




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    Default Re: as to honest, in a despair

    Thank you.
    They grade person as to great, good, bad.

    Is this sentence correct?

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    Default Re: as to honest, in a despair

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    Thank you.
    They grade person as to great, good, bad.

    Is this sentence correct?
    Not really:


    People can be graded as to whether they are good or great, bad or evil.

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