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    Please help. Is this sentence correct?

    Hello, I saw a news headline as follows:

    "More than 1,000 Singaporeans' travel to Japan affected by tsunami"

    Is this gramatically correct? Thank you.



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    Re: Please help. Is this sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by incognitowalker View Post
    Hello, I saw a news headline as follows:

    "More than 1,000 Singaporeans' travel to Japan affected by tsunami"

    Is this gramatically correct? Thank you.



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    Incognitowalker,

    I most respectfully suggest that the headline is correct. I think that it

    is short for something like:

    More than 1,000 Singaporeans' travel [plans have been] affected

    by [the] tsunami.

    (That is, the tsunami has affected the travel plans of more than 1,000

    Singaporeans.)

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    Re: Please help. Is this sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheParser View Post
    I most respectfully suggest that the headline is correct.
    I agree, though it's ugly - even for a headline.

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    Re: Please help. Is this sentence correct?

    thanks for your replies.

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