The first sentence says to me that he had a broken leg. I'm not sure what context the second sentence would be used in. It would be more usual to say his leg had been broken.Originally Posted by Tarmizi
The phrase reading material is certainly a common one. I'm not really familiar otherwise with many word combinations regarding the words material or materials; however, more important than what the grammar books say, perhaps, is how the words are actually used.Originally Posted by Tarmizi
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