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    by mistake ?

    Hello

    Is this sentence correct?

    I wanted to call Dr Johnson to book an appointment; however I dialled the incorrect telephone number and called Dr. Mary's office by mistake.

    thank you

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    Re: by mistake ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello

    Is this sentence correct?

    I wanted to call Dr. Johnson to book an appointment, however I dialled the incorrect telephone number and called Dr. Mary's office by mistake.

    thank you
    I'd use the comma. Be consistent with your punctuation. Otherwise it's OK.

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    Re: by mistake ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hello

    Is this sentence correct?

    I wanted to call Dr Johnson to book an appointment; however I dialled the incorrect telephone number and called Dr. Mary's office by mistake.

    thank you
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Good morning.

    (1) Here in the United States, most people feel that a comma is mandatory after "however."

    (2) Therefore, you might want to write:

    book an appointment; however, I dialed the incorrect....

    Thank you.

    P. S. "Dialed" is American spelling.

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