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    Grammar question about sentances

    I would like to know if the following sentences are grammatically correct, and if mistakes exists, what I would need to change.


    On 14 July 2013, A highly regarded professional sprinter, named Bobby Bob, who was looked up to by millions of children, was found guilty of...


    On 14 July 2013, Bobby Bob, a highly regarded professional sprinter, who was looked up to by millions of children, was found guilty of...

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    Re: Grammar question about sentances

    Hello Maxli welcome to the forum,

    I would go with:

    On July 14 ......
    On 14th July .......

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    Re: Grammar question about sentances

    Maxli, as far as they go, your unfinished sentences are correct. I would omit the commas after 'sprinter' in both cases.


    sb70012, please read this extract from the forum's Posting Guidelines:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.

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    Re: Grammar question about sentances

    Quote Originally Posted by Maxli View Post
    On 14 July 2013, a highly regarded professional sprinter,
    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Maxli, as far as they go, your unfinished sentences are correct.
    The first one, at least, is now correct.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Grammar question about sentances

    This is the finished sentence. Hopefully it's correct.

    On 14th July 2013, highly regarded professional sprinter Bobby Bob, who was looked up to by millions of children, was found guilty of using performance enhancing drugs.

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