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    When the President

    Would you take a look at my sentences and correct the mistakes?

    1.When the President had won the general election, he promised much, but four years later he delivered little.
    2.The famous actor ended abruptly his career and told the media he had committed himself to helping the poor around the world instead.

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    Re: When the President

    In 1 there is no need for the past perfect. The simple past is sufficient.
    The word order in 2 is unnatural. "The famous actor abruptly ended his career" or "suddenly gave up acting". In the second part, you could say "... he was committing himself to ..."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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