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  1. meraviglioso's Avatar
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    #1

    "He talked to her like she were a grown up person"

    I think this sentence is wrong, isn't it?

    "He talked to her like she were a grown up person"

    Shouldn't it be :

    "He talked to her as if she were a grown up person" ?

    Right?

    Thanks in advance

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    #2

    Re: "He talked to her like she were a grown up person"

    Right. Your revision is much better. I would hyphenate "grown-up" when it is used as an adjective.

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    #3

    Re: "He talked to her like she were a grown up person"

    Grown-up = adjective
    Grown up = verb form
    Grownup = noun
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: "He talked to her like she were a grown up person"

    I hyphenate the noun too.

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