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    #1

    Soon Peter found out

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    Soon Peter found out he could not reason with the others, and he rushed out of the meeting.

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    #2

    Re: Soon Peter found out

    Remove the comma and he​ and you'll have a natural sentence.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Soon Peter found out

    The word "rushed" makes it seem like he was in a hurry. It might be better to simply say that he left.

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    #4

    Re: Soon Peter found out

    Tarheel,

    Actually, I wished to say that he was in a hurry. He rushed out because he was upset.

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    #5

    Re: Soon Peter found out

    You have added information that changes my opinion.

    Interesting. Believe it or not, I was just thinking that if I see a sentence by itself I will have one opinion and then when I see it in context I will have a different opinion.

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    #6

    Re: Soon Peter found out

    I'd use "realised" instead of "found out".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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