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    as you father suspects

    Hi,

    Sometimes I encounter this construction/pattern "as you father suspects", but I'm not sure if it's grammatically correct. Would appreciate your help on this.

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    Even if he has some incurable disease as you father suspects, at least Dr. LeRoy can give him something for the pain.

    Many thanks.

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    Re: as you father suspects

    I think it means the following:

    If you are a father and you are concerned about the well-being of your child, there is nothing that Dr. LeRoy can`t do to relieve the pain.

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    Re: as you father suspects

    Actually, I fully understand what the sentence means. But I'm just not sure if the phrase as you father suspects is correct.

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    Re: as you father suspects

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    Not "you", "your".
    So it is supposed to be:

    Even if he has some incurable disease as your father suspects, at least Dr. LeRoy can give him something for the pain.


    Am I right?

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    Re: as you father suspects

    Quote Originally Posted by Ferdie11 View Post
    So it is supposed to be:

    Even if he has some incurable disease as your father suspects, at least Dr. LeRoy can give him something for the pain.


    Am I right?
    Yes, that's right.

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