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    Smile good deed

    Is the following sentence acceptable? Which is better?

    (1) He was grateful to me for my good deed.
    (2) He was grateful to me for what I did for him.
    (3) He deeply appreciated my good deed.

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    Re: good deed

    All are okay grammatically. The first is more specific about what you did. The third makes him more grateful.
    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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