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    She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas

    Is it correct and idiomatic to merge sentence A with B and write the in the form of sentence C?

    A-"She became further accustomed to biology and its different areas."
    B"She became drawn to biology and its different areas."
    C-"She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas."

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    Re: She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas

    She would be be drawn to it before she became further accustomed to it.

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    Re: She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    She would be be drawn to it before she became further accustomed to it.
    So if I reverse them, that will be OK? Regardless of the meaning of the sentence, is it grammatically correct?

    "She became drawn and further accustomed to biology and its different areas."

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    Re: She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas

    I would use two "to's." It reads odd to me either way ("drawn and accustomed to" or "accustomed and drawn to") with only one "to."

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    Re: She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I would use two "to's." It reads odd to me either way ("drawn and accustomed to" or "accustomed and drawn to") with only one "to."
    So would it be alright to say "She became drawn to and further accustomed to biology and its different areas." ?

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    Re: She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas

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    So would it be alright to say "She became drawn to and further accustomed to biology and its different areas." ?
    It reads very odd to me with or without the "to". It seems to me that "became drawn to" and "further accustomed to" don't fit together in that sentence. One doesn't become drawn to and further accustomed to something at the same time.

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    Re: She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It reads very odd to me with or without the "to". It seems to me that "became drawn to" and "further accustomed to" don't fit together in that sentence. One doesn't become drawn to and further accustomed to something at the same time.
    Yes, the "further" makes it odd.

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    Re: She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas

    Perhaps "She was drawn to and subsequently became accustomed to ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: She became further accustomed and drawn to biology and its different areas

    Yes, grammatically it is OK.

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