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    How disappointing they let such a simple problem ruin their ambitions!

    Is this sentence grammatically correct? - "How disappointing they let such a simple problem ruin their ambitions!"

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    Re: How disappointing they let such a simple problem ruin their ambitions!

    Welcome to the forum, Stefan.

    Yes, it is.

    Is this your sentence or did you read it somewhere?

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    Re: How disappointing they let such a simple problem ruin their ambitions!

    Quote Originally Posted by stefan123 View Post
    Is this sentence grammatically correct? - "How disappointing they let such a simple problem ruin their ambitions!"
    Yes, it's fine; it's an exclamatory clause. Two things tell you that: the exclamative adverb "how" at the beginning of the clause, and the exclamation mark at the end.

    The subordinate (that)-clause acts quite conventionally as a complement to "disappointing", and the whole is perfectly grammatical.

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