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    paraphrasing of three sentences

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough verify the following paraphrasing of the next three sentences?

    1.1. The permit entitled Gregory to carry a weapon.
    1.2. The permit gave Gregory the right to carry a weapon.

    2.1. He is not entitled to such privileges.
    2.2. He has no right to such privileges.

    3.1. He is entitled to this honour.
    3.2. He has some right to this honour.
    3.3. He deserves this honour.

    Thanks for your efforts.

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    Re: paraphrasing of three sentences

    I'm not a teacher.

    3.1. He is entitled to this honour.
    3.2. He has some right to this honour.
    I don't think the sentences sound right.
    Only 3.3 is correct.

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    Re: paraphrasing of three sentences

    Hi tedtmc,

    Thank you for your straightforward statement.

    Regards.

    V.

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    Re: paraphrasing of three sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough verify the following paraphrasing of the next three sentences?

    1.1. The permit entitled Gregory to carry a weapon.
    1.2. The permit gave Gregory the right to carry a weapon.

    2.1. He is not entitled to such privileges.
    2.2. He has no right to such privileges.

    3.1. He is entitled to this honour.
    3.2. He has some right to this honour.
    3.3. He deserves this honour.

    Thanks for your efforts.

    Regards.

    V.
    Hi,
    The only thing I will say is that 3.2 is much more equivocal than the other two, indicating that, while he has some right to the honour, he may not be absolutely deserving of it.

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    Re: paraphrasing of three sentences

    Hi bhaisahab,

    Thank you for your affirmative reply as well as for your precise explanation.

    Regards.

    V.

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