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    #1

    unaccompanied

    Does this sentence below sound OK? Or 'unaccompanied by their families' sounds like a dangler and therefore the whole sentence sounds awkward?

    Companies send their male employees to distant offices unaccompanied by their families.
    Last edited by Taka; 17-Jun-2012 at 14:36.

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    #2

    Re: unaccompanied

    Sounds fine to me.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: unaccompanied

    So 'unaccompanied' works as a modifier of 'their male employees'?

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    Re: unaccompanied

    It surely doesn't modify the offices!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #5

    Re: unaccompanied

    Good. So it works that way.

    Thanks, Barb!

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