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    Cool by tradition

    Is "by tradition" correct in the following sentence?

    The girl was imposed to him by tradition and family.

    The sentence is referring to a marriage arranged between families.

    Thank You
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    Exclamation Re: by tradition

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    Is "by tradition" correct in the following sentence?

    The girl was imposed to him by tradition and family.

    The sentence is referring to a marriage arranged between families.

    Thank You
    How about this;The girl was imposed on him by his family in conformity with tradition.

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