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    Smile plight

    Are the following sentences acceptable?

    (1) Why are we in such a plight?
    (2) What caused us in such a plight?

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    Re: plight

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Are the following sentences acceptable?

    (1) Why are we in such a plight?
    (2) What caused us to be in such a plight?
    Now they are.
    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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