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    Stylistic opinion

    There is a sentence I wrote, and I would like to know whether or not it is natural sounding.

    "He walked off without their noticing him."

    I would be glad if a native speaker took a look at it. (old-fashioned or not, formal - semi-formal - or informal, ect.) If asked, I would say that it is semi-formal and a little bit old-fashioned, but I would not stake my life on it.

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    Re: Stylistic opinion

    I would not stake my life on any issue of grammar or style!

    You sentence seems a little formal, though I might well use it. I think that most people today, especially in speech, would use 'them' rather than 'their'.

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    Re: Stylistic opinion

    Thank you a lot!

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