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    Are theses sentences correct?


    Are these sentences correct, especially the underlined words?


    she sternly rejects to let in men

    She bears hunger and poverty with her husband,

    until she goes to the hospital from sickness.

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    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

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    1. She sternly rejects to let in men

    The word 'reject' is not appropriate. You could say:

    She sternly disallows/prohibits men from entering.

    2. She bears hunger and poverty with her husband, (comma not required)

    until she goes (was admitted) to the hospital from (with) sickness.

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    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

    Thank you. But what do you mean with (was admitted).

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    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by tasneemspring View Post
    Thank you. But what do you mean with (was admitted).
    If you go to hospital, you are usually examined on arrival. If the doctor decides that you need to stay in the hospital for treatment, then you are "admitted" to the hospital.

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    I felt sick so I went to the hospital at 9am. They admitted me at 10.30am.

    He went to the hospital but the doctors couldn't find anything wrong with him so he wasn't admitted.

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    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

    Can I say out of sickness or with sickness is the correct choice?

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    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

    Are there other alternatives?

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    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

    She is admitted to the hospital as she suffers from sickness.

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    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
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    1. She sternly rejects to let in men

    The word 'reject' is not appropriate. You could say:

    She sternly disallows/prohibits men from entering.

    2. She bears hunger and poverty with her husband, (comma not required)

    until she goes (was admitted) to the hospital from (with) sickness.
    If you are going to change the tense from the simple present of "to go" "goes" to the simple past of "be", then you also need to change "bears" to "bore".

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    Re: Are theses sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    If you are going to change the tense from the simple present of "to go" "goes" to the simple past of "be", then you also need to change "bears" to "bore".
    The 'was admitted' was unintentional. That should have been 'is admitted'.

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