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    #1

    available

    Be so friendly and correct my mistakes.
    1. Much to my regret/disadvantage the urgently needed medicament was no longer available.
    2. Much to my regret/disadvantage the urgently needed medicament was no longer available any more.
    3. Much to my regret/disadvantage the urgently needed medicament wasn't available any more.

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    #2

    Re: available

    Quote Originally Posted by novar View Post
    1. Much to my regret, the urgently needed medicament was no longer available.
    2. Much to my regret, the urgently needed medicament was no longer available any more.
    3. Much to my regret, the urgently needed medicament wasn't available any more.
    Don't use 'no longer' and 'not any more' together.

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    #3

    Re: available

    "Medicament" is an uncommon word. Use "medicine."

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