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    In his early years

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural. Is it correct to use "ensuing" in my sentence?

    In his early years, John was affected by his father's long unemployment and ensuing alcoholism.

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    Re: In his early years

    Yes, you're using it exactly right. You're on a verb binge, aren't you, Bassim?
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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