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    Please take a look at this sentence: While we cannot guarantee your package will be

    Please take a look at this sentence:

    While we cannot guarantee your package will be delivered at the specific time you've requested, we can however, tell you that we drop off all packages at the post office one day after they've been placed.

    Are the underlined parts grammatically correct?

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    Re: Please take a look at this sentence: While we cannot guarantee your package will

    I am not a teacher.

    They are grammatically correct but the second one doesn't make sense.

    I think the second part means that the packages are dropped off at the post office one day after the orders have been placed.

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    Re: Please take a look at this sentence: While we cannot guarantee your package will

    Could you change it so that it makes sense? What part doesn't make sense?

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    Re: Please take a look at this sentence: While we cannot guarantee your package will

    The first needs an additional comma after 'we can'.

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    Re: Please take a look at this sentence: While we cannot guarantee your package will

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    Could you change it so that it makes sense? What part doesn't make sense?
    I am not a teacher.

    It doesn't make sense to say, 'we drop off all packages at the post office one day after they've been placed'. This means, 'we drop off all packages at the post office one day after the packages have been placed'. I was suggesting that it should be, 'we drop off all packages at the post office one day after the orders have been placed'. Perhaps that's not it all.

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