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    Every day she is

    Hi,

    Is "Every day she is insulted for not kneading the dough properly" correct?

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    Re: Every day she is

    It's grammatically correct. It's not a sentence I can imagine many people wanting to say or write. It would be less unlikely with 'abused. berated, chided, told off', etc than 'insulted'.

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    Re: Every day she is

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    It's grammatically correct. It's not a sentence I can imagine many people wanting to say or write. It would be less unlikely with 'abused. berated, chided, told off', etc than 'insulted'.
    Is it necessary to use "the" with "dough"? Some kind of further context might help for sure but as it's written in this topic, I do not see any reason to use the definite article.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #4

    Re: Every day she is

    We can't tell without context. It is grammatically correct with or without the article until we have context.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 27-Feb-2016 at 21:25. Reason: Fixed minor typo

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    Re: Every day she is

    Without further context, I would use the article, assuming that it does refer to specific dough that she is meant to knead properly.

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