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    Question Sentence Construction

    Is the construction of this sentence correct? If not, why?

    I argued with them until I was blue in the face, thinking that I was only wasting my time.
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    Welcome to the forums!

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    Default Re: Sentence Construction

    You could change thinking to knowing (full well),

    A. I argued with them until I was blue in the face, knowing full well that I was only wasting my time.

    B. Knowing full well that I was only wasting my time, I still argued with them until I was blue in the face.

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    Default Re: Sentence Construction

    Your co-operation is most appreciated! Thanks.

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