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    #1

    Is my <noun> that...

    Dear teachers...

    Are these sentences OK?

    1) Is my knowing that someone weaker beat you bothering yourself?
    2) Does the fact that I know someone weaker beat you annoy yourself?
    3) Is it annoying to know that I know someone weaker beat you?

    Thank you!

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    #2

    Re: Is my <noun> that...

    Not "yourself." "Bothering you" or "annoy you."

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    #3

    Re: Is my <noun> that...

    Despite that, are they all right?

    Thanks

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    #4

    Re: Is my <noun> that...

    someone weaker than you beat you up
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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