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    #1

    To the delight of the packed audience

    Would you please correct the mistakes in my sentence? Do I need a comma after "Bach"?

    London Chamber Orchestra performed some works by Bach to the delight of the packed audience.

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    Re: To the delight of the packed audience

    It's The London Chamber Orchestra.

    A comma would be better.

    The audience needs a different adjective than packed, which applies to the hall.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: To the delight of the packed audience

    I used "packed audience" to say that it was full. I am not sure what kind of adjective I could use instead.
    Would it be correct if I write like this:
    The London Chamber Orchestra performed some works by Bach, to the delight of audience that packed the hall.

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    Re: To the delight of the packed audience

    ... to the delight of the huge/large/massive audience.
    ... to the delight of the packed hall/theatre.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: To the delight of the packed audience

    emsr2d2,

    I used "packed audience" because I found the adjective "packed" in the list of adjectives which "Oxford Collocations Dictionary lists with "audience" And they are: big, capacity, large, mass, packed, vast, wide. Therefore, I believed I could use it in my sentence. But apparently that is wrong.

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    #6

    Re: To the delight of the packed audience

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I used "packed audience" to say that it was full. I am not sure what kind of adjective I could use instead.
    Would it be correct if I write like this:
    The London Chamber Orchestra performed some works by Bach, to the delight of the audience that packed the hall.
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    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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