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    Post The archaeologists were astonished

    Hello,

    Are these sentences correct?

    1-The archaeologists were astonished to find such an incredibly rare beautiful artifact at that particular site.

    2-Only after they had completed the analysis to that degree did they begin to ask how to apply technology to the needs of our enterprise.

    3-The ostrich, which meat contains less cholesterol, is getting more and more popular.

    4-The judges has an extremely hard time deciding whose painting was the best.

    My answer:
    1-3 and 4 are correct.

    Thank you in advance :)

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    re: The archaeologists were astonished

    1 is OK, 2 is correct, 3 and 4 are wrong.

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    re: The archaeologists were astonished

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    1 is OK, 2 is correct, 3 and 4 are wrong.
    Teacher Rover, I fail to see how the particle 'did' makes sentence 2 correct.

    Thank you

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    re: The archaeologists were astonished

    The structure 'Only after I had done this did I do that' is perfectly correct.

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    #5

    re: The archaeologists were astonished

    Thank you very much :)
    “When you see a brother sin, be a private educator, not a public tribunal.”

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    #6

    re: The archaeologists were astonished

    Quote Originally Posted by ucef View Post
    Hello,

    Are these sentences correct?

    1-The archaeologists were astonished to find such an incredibly rare (a comma or "and") beautiful artifact at that particular site.

    2-Only after they had completed the analysis to that degree did they begin to ask how to apply technology to the needs of our enterprise. OK.

    3-The ostrich, which whose meat contains less cholesterol, is getting more and more popular.

    4-The judges has had an extremely hard time deciding whose painting was the best.

    My answer:
    1-3 and 4 are correct.

    Thank you in advance :)
    b.

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    re: The archaeologists were astonished

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    b.

    Thank you :)
    “When you see a brother sin, be a private educator, not a public tribunal.”

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    #8

    re: The archaeologists were astonished

    ucef, instead of sending your thanks in a separate message and quoting our replies back to us, just click the Like button, please.

    Additionally, If you want to use smileys, please use the icon instead of :). You'll find it much quicker.

    Rover

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