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    he had a car accident the week before his selection

    George has dreamed of becoming an astronaut since he saw the movie ďApollo 13Ē. But he didnít make it because he had a car accident the week before his selection.
    -Is this sentence correct? What does the selection here mean? Thanks!

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    Re: he had a car accident the week before his selection

    It is correct. "Selection" appears to mean his acceptance into the program.

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    Re: he had a car accident the week before his selection

    How about the week before he was due to be selected/up for selection, as I presume they would not have selected him if he had been hospitalised or injured.
    Last edited by Tdol; 20-Jan-2016 at 09:41. Reason: selected -> selection

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    Re: he had a car accident the week before his selection

    They may not have known.

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