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I have problems at times structuring my sentences. This is the sentence. Is it correct? What are the rules? Where can I study more?
We had been on a waiting list with Catholic Charities to adopt a child for seven years.
Last edited by BJoeR; 20-Jan-2011 at 00:15. Reason: Added question.
You could put 'for seven years' after 'Charities' to avoid any ambiguity.
Some people might think you were going to send the child back after seven years.