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    Error in the sentence

    Hi,

    Please correct the following sentence.

    The works of Muhammad Rumi, a less known poet of the 11h century, have influenced many famous authors such as Khalil Gibran, Andrew Harvey and Rabindranath Tagore.


    I believe, the error lies in the bold fragment, but not able to find where it exactly lies.

    Please help!

    Thanks for your help in advance.

    Kamlesh

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    Re: Error in the sentence

    Hi Kamlesh

    Lesser known is a collocation.



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    Re: Error in the sentence

    Are all those guys still alive? If not then better change present perfect to past simple.


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    The works of Muhammad Rumi, a little known poet of the 11h century, have influenced many famous authors such as Khalil Gibran, Andrew Harvey and Rabindranath Tagore.

    Can I use little here?

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    Re: Error in the sentence

    The works of Muhammad Rumi, a little known poet of the 11h century, influenced many famous authors such as Khalil Gibran, Andrew Harvey and Rabindranath Tagore.

    Can I use little here?

    Thanks.

    I have converted that into simple past, since all of them are dead.

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    Re: Error in the sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by kamlesh1joshi View Post
    The works of Muhammad Rumi, a little known poet of the 11h century, have influenced many famous authors such as Khalil Gibran, Andrew Harvey and Rabindranath Tagore.

    Can I use little here?

    Thanks,
    Yes you can.

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