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    news crews spent the day massed outside London's various royal palaces

    Meanwhile, news crews spent the day massed outside London’s various royal palaces, interviewing royal experts who speculated on things like where and when the wedding would take place and what kind of charities Miss Middleton would support. New York Times (subscription, free)

    Dear teacher,

    I have trouble understanding the syntax in above. To remove my confusion, I am rephrasing it like the following. Could you please tell me whether my understanding is correct? Thanks.


    Meanwhile, news crew massed outside London's various, spent the day interviewing royal experts who ...

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    Re: news crews spent the day massed outside London's various royal palaces

    Quote Originally Posted by LQZ View Post
    Meanwhile, news crew massed outside London's various, spent the day interviewing royal experts who ...
    Your rephrasing has a few errors:

    • you missed "royal palaces"
    • you need to insert "and"
    • crew needs an "s"

    Meanwhile, news crews massed outside London's various royal palaces and spent the day interviewing royal experts who ...

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    Re: news crews spent the day massed outside London's various royal palaces

    Quote Originally Posted by Munch View Post
    Your rephrasing has a few errors:

    • you missed "royal palaces"
    • you need to insert "and"
    • crew needs an "s"
    Meanwhile, news crews massed outside London's various royal palaces and spent the day interviewing royal experts who ...
    Thanks Munch.

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