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    DAMAGED LEG??

    He can't play football because of his damaged leg.

    Hi, I don't understand what kind of mistake in this sentence? Vocabulary reports that it's possible to use damaged as broken leg.
    Where is the mistake? A comma one?

    He can't play football, because of his damaged leg

    Or is a tense error? Even if I have some doubts:

    Because of his damaged leg, he wasn't able to play football.

    Please let me know

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    Re: DAMAGED LEG??

    Welcome to the forum, Jack.

    Sorry, but we don't do students' homework.

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    Re: DAMAGED LEG??

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forum, Jack.

    Sorry, but we don't do students' homework.
    I'm not a mother tongue, who help me to improve it?

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    Re: DAMAGED LEG??

    Quote Originally Posted by jackseas View Post
    I'm not a mother tongue native English speaker. Who will help me to improve it?
    Your teacher will help you.

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    Re: DAMAGED LEG??

    I'm not so sure if there's an error in the sentence. It may be only a matter of word choice. You might replace damaged leg with leg injury. That's about all I can see.



    --lotus

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    #6

    Re: DAMAGED LEG??

    Who told you that there is an error in that sentence? Where did you find the sentence? What did your teacher say?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: DAMAGED LEG??

    Quote Originally Posted by lotus888 View Post
    I'm not so sure if there's an error in the sentence. It may be only a matter of word choice. You might replace damaged leg with leg injury. That's about all I can see.



    --lotus
    Nor am I. Perhaps "injured" would be better.

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