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    injured lightly?

    Hi, is it common?


    for example: My friend got stabbed last night, but he was just injured lightly he is back home"


    thanks

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    Re: injured lightly?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Hi, is it common?


    for example: My friend got stabbed last night, but he was just injured lightly he is back home"


    thanks
    'slightly', not 'lightly'
    Also, in this case, it's more colloquial to say, " ... he was only slightly injured."
    You can't tack a whole sentence "He is back home" onto the m ain sentence like that. You could use a semicolon, but better a new sentence.

    I'd write:
    "My friend was stabbed last night but, since he was only slightly injured, he is already back at home."

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