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    that somethintg that

    Is the sentence gramatically right ?
    A said that a few things that B was good . C was bad.
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    Re: that somethintg that

    Is the sentence gramatically right ?
    A said that a few things that B was good . C was bad.
    Thanks a lot!

    No, it's not correct and in fact it's difficult to tell exactly what you are trying to say.
    But here is my guess:
    "Archie said that a few things about Bob were good, but (that) Charlie was bad".

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    #3

    Re: that somethintg that

    JMurray is right- it's hard to work out the intended meaning.

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    Re: that somethintg that

    How about 'A said that a few things that B was good AT C was bad AT'?

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    Re: that somethintg that

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    How about 'A said that a few things that B was good AT C was bad AT'?

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    I mean this: Is the following sentence gramatically correct?
    Archie said that the things that Bob was good. Charlie was bad.
    thanks!

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    Re: that somethintg that

    No

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    Re: that somethintg that

    I mean this: Is the following sentence grammatically correct?
    Archie said that the things that Bob was good. Charlie was bad.


    No, but it seems to fit BobK's suggestion the best:
    "Archie said that the things that Bob was good at, Charlie was bad at".

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    Re: that somethintg that

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    No
    My sentence is simplified from this: "I think that the kinds of things that women are exposed to tend to be in more of a chronic or repeated nature. Men go to war and are exposed to combat stress." Is the quotation right?
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    Re: that somethintg that

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    My sentence is simplified from this: "I think that the kinds of things that women are exposed to tend to be in more of a chronic or repeated nature. Men go to war and are exposed to combat stress." Is the quotation right?
    thanks!
    It's _ j u s t _ a b o u t _ OK, but the choice of 'in' doesn't stand close scrutiny! I think it slipped in because of the rather wordy expression 'in the nature of' (used to mean 'like'), but - if the rest of the sentence is unchanged - it should be 'of'.

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