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    #1

    There had not been

    Please would you correct my mistakes in the following sentences:

    1. There had not been a single day that Peter had not thought about his former wife.
    2. Not a single day had passed without Anna having a bad conscience about her parents.
    3. Not a day had gone by without John having pain since cancer had spread in his body.

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    #2

    Re: There had not been

    Excuse me for repeating the question. Please could a teacher correct my mistakes in the sentences above.

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    #3

    Re: There had not been

    not a teacher

    The sentences are OK except:

    ..Anna having bad conscience about her parents.

    Do you mean 'Anna feeling guilty conscience about her parents'?
    Last edited by tedmc; 04-Oct-2014 at 15:46.

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    Re: There had not been

    Thank you, tedmc ,for your answer.
    Yes, I mean "Anna feeling guilty conscience about her parents."
    I am wondering if "having bad conscience" is not a correct english?

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    #5

    Re: There had not been

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post

    1. There had not been a single day that Peter had not thought about his former wife.
    That's OK, but it's a bit awkward. Try: "Not a single day passed that Peter didn't think about his former wife."


    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    2. Not a single day had passed without Anna having a bad conscience about her parents.
    Try: "Not a single day passed without Anna feeling guilty about her parents."

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    3. Not a day had gone by without John having pain since cancer had spread in his body.
    That's OK, but try: "Not a day went by without John having pain since cancer had spread throughout his body."

    Last edited by Rover_KE; 04-Oct-2014 at 22:29. Reason: fixing typo

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