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    His age (being) considered,

    1. Considering his age, he is too young to do it.
    2. His age considered, he is too young to do it.
    3. His age being considered, he is too young to do it.
    4. All will attend the meeting, including him.
    5. All will attend the meeting, he included.
    6. All will attend the meeting, he being included.

    Which of the above sentences is NOT acceptable?
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    #2

    Re: His age (being) considered,

    The only one that I find acceptable is #4. So, in answer to your question, 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6 are not acceptable.

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    #3

    Re: His age (being) considered,

    Are 1, 2 and 3 unacceptable because the 'consider' phrases are redundant?

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    #4

    Re: His age (being) considered,

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Are 1, 2 and 3 unacceptable because the 'consider' phrases are redundant?
    Yes.

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    #5

    Re: His age (being) considered,

    I am not a teacher.

    Obviously. If he's too young to do it his age is being considered, and it sounds very redundant.

    'All things considered, he is too young to do it', would sound more natural.

    4. is perhaps an acceptable sentence grammatically, but logically 'all' includes 'him' already.

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    #6

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    'Considering his young age, he is not suitable to do it.'

    Is it acceptable?

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    #7

    Re: His age (being) considered,

    I am not a teacher.

    Yes.

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    #8

    Re: His age (being) considered,

    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    but logically 'all' includes 'him' already.
    If he is often absent from the meetings, perhaps 'including him' is logically necessary.

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    #9

    Re: His age (being) considered,

    7. Considering his age, he did quite well.
    8. His age considered, he did quite well.
    9. His age being considered, he did quite well.

    How about the acceptability of the above three sentences?
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    #10

    Re: His age (being) considered,

    I am not a teacher.

    7 is fine, and then they become progressively less natural, if not actually incorrect.

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