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    Is this correct?

    Hello all,

    Please let me know if the following sentence is correct.

    I tried to reach you by phone, but the line was busy.

    Thank you!

    Brad D

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    Re: Is this correct?

    Please don't bump a thread after less than an hour, Brad.
    Quote Originally Posted by Brad D View Post
    Please let me know if the following sentence is correct.

    I tried to reach you by phone, but the line was busy.
    It's not the most natural way of talking about the situation, but it's grammatically correct. Is there anything about it that you, a native speaker, thought might be incorrect?

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