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    The child she bore

    Is the sentence below correct?

    "The child she bore in the eight month looked like a monster."

    I think it should be:

    "The child she was born in the eight month looked like a monster."

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    Re: The child she bore

    No. "The child she bore" means "The child she carried (was pregnant with) and gave birth to ...".

    I think you meant "the eighth month".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The child she bore

    Yes, "the eighth month". ​Thank you.

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    Re: The child she bore

    "The child she bore ..." means "The child that she bore ..."
    If you keep having these problems, ask yourself whether a 'that' is implied there. We often leave it out.

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