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    Dear teahcers,

    Could you pls check for me if the sentence below is grammatically correct or not?

    --> "The combination of all these potent feelings was extra-special to him as due to the so-called ‘first love’."

    Also, I'm not sure if the usage of the word "was" as used in the sentence below is correct(or should we use "were"?)

    --> "...the only thing that interested them was studying and studying alone."

    Thanks so much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenneth
    Dear teahcers,

    Could you pls check for me if the sentence below is grammatically correct or not?

    --> "The combination of all these potent feelings was extra-special to him as due to the so-called ‘first love’."

    Also, I'm not sure if the usage of the word "was" as used in the sentence below is correct(or should we use "were"?)

    --> "...the only thing that interested them was studying and studying alone."

    Thanks so much.
    That sentence is not correct. If I understand it correctly, it should be:

    "The combination of all these potent feelings was extra-special to him as/beacuse she was his so-called ‘first love’."

    Yes, "was" is correct.

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    Thank you Mike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenneth
    Thank you Mike!
    You're welcome, Ken. :wink:

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