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    #1

    footage of me

    Are these sentences correct:

    1) My Dad found some footage of me not able to walk.

    2) My Dad found some footage of me not yet able to walk.

    The footage was of a period when I was not able to walk.

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    #2

    Re: footage of me

    I think you need "being" before "able to walk".
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: footage of me

    They are correct but ambiguous.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    #4

    Re: footage of me

    They are correct but seem to have different meanings. The second might be of you as a very small child who has not taken his first step. The first can refer to any age when injury or disease interfered with walking.

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    #5

    Re: footage of me

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    I think you need "being" before "able to walk".
    They are OK without it.

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    #6

    Re: footage of me

    If you're talking about the period of your childhood when you had not yet learnt to walk, I would say something like "My father found some footage of me from before I could walk".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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