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    absolute phrase

    Is the following sentence correct " The father being late, the family was worried"? I realize that's not something you are likely to hear in everyday conversation, but is it correct grammarwise?

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    Re: absolute phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by HighPriest View Post
    Is the following sentence correct " The father being late, the family was worried"? I realize that's not something you are likely to hear in everyday conversation, but is it correct grammarwise?
    Yes, it's grammatically correct.

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