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    Smile Is this a wrong sentence?

    Hi?

    I think a sentence following "A school superintendent who" is not correct

    It has to be like "A school superintendent who manages overseas 200,000 pupils"

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    A school superintendent who overseas 200,000 pupils will take a pay cut of $800,000, leaving him with an annual salary lower than a first-year teacher.

    Read more: School superintendent who oversees 200,00 pupils... and gets paid less than a first-year teacher after giving up $800,000 pay | Mail Online
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    Re: Is this a wrong sentence?

    The original is correct. He overseees (= supervises) 200,000 pupils.

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    #3

    Re: Is this a wrong sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by mokbon View Post
    Hi?

    I think a sentence following "A school superintendent who" is not correct

    It has to be like "A school superintendent who manages overseas 200,000 pupils"

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    A school superintendent who oversees 200,000 pupils will take a pay cut of $800,000, leaving him with an annual salary lower than a first-year teacher.

    Read more: School superintendent who oversees 200,00 pupils... and gets paid less than a first-year teacher after giving up $800,000 pay | Mail Online
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    I'm not sure which bit you're confused about. "Oversees" is the correct verb (meaning "to supervise" or "to be in charge of") but you have spelt it as "overseas" (meaning "from abroad") twice.

    Does that help? The sentence which I have made red above is entirely correct (with the correct spelling of "oversees").

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