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    the meaning of the sentence?

    Does "Although President Obama had only been in office for 12 days before the nominations for this year's Nobel Peace prize closed the entire process actually takes a full year" mean "Although President Obama had only been in office for 12 days before the nominations for this year's Nobel Peace prize closed, the entire process actually takes a full year"?


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    Editor's Note: Although President Obama had only been in office for 12 days before the nominations for this year's Nobel Peace prize closed the entire process actually takes a full year. According to the official Nobel Prize Web site invitation letters are sent out in September. Every year, the Norwegian Nobel Committee sends out thousands of letters inviting a qualified and select number of people to submit their nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. The deadline to submit nominations is February 1. -- Two hundred five names were submitted for the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, 33 of which are organizations. A short list of nominees is prepared in February and March. The short list is subject to adviser review from March until August. At the beginning of October, the Nobel Committee chooses the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates through a majority vote. The decision is final and without appeal. The names of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates are then announced."


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    Re: the meaning of the sentence?

    If you are asking if the sentence needs a comma, the answer is 'yes'.

    Incidentally, 'only' would be better before '12 days'.

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    Re: the meaning of the sentence?

    Gracias.

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