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    Red face Could you help me to find a mistake in this sentence?

    Shally Stanley, a managing director in McLean, is certain consultants work from home, but only after they have a proven track record because some of them lose focus.

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    Re: Could you help me to find a mistake in this sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_mars View Post
    Shally Stanley, a managing director in McLean, is certain that consultants work from home, but only after they have a proven track record because some of them lose focus.
    Context would help, but I don't really see any "mistake" in the sentence, except perhaps it might read better with "that" as indicated.

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    Re: Could you help me to find a mistake in this sentence?

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    Context would help, but I don't really see any "mistake" in the sentence, except perhaps it might read better with "that" as indicated.
    I have an original sentence:
    At technology-consulting firm Acumen Solutions Inc., certain consultants work from home, but only after "they have a proven track record," said Shally Stanley, a managing director in its McLean, Va., office.

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    Re: Could you help me to find a mistake in this sentence?

    Saying that "certain consultants" work from home is not the same as reporting that someone said he is "certain that consultants work from home."

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    Re: Could you help me to find a mistake in this sentence?

    Thank you!

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