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  1. Unregistered
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    sentence order

    I cant get this sentence right. What order do you think reads better or is more gramatically correct?

    After graduating from university with a first class honours degree in 2004, I began my career managing scientific research projects.

    or

    I began my career managing scientific research projects, after graduating from university with a first class honours degree in 2004.

    Thanks

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    Re: sentence order

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I cant get this sentence right. What order do you think reads better or is more gramatically correct?

    After graduating from university with a first class honours degree in 2004, I began my career managing scientific research projects.

    or

    I began my career managing scientific research projects, after graduating from university with a first class honours degree in 2004.

    Thanks
    I much prefer the first sentence.


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    Re: sentence order

    "I cant get this sentence right. What order do you think reads better or is more gramatically correct?

    After graduating from university with a first class honours degree in 2004, I began my career managing scientific research projects.

    or

    I began my career managing scientific research projects, after graduating from university with a first class honours degree in 2004."

    I prefer the first one, although the second sounds grammatically correct, too. (have to remove the comma on the second one, though.)

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