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    Thanks to the hotel manager

    I am not sure if my sentence sounds natural. Is "thanks to the manager" correct English. Or should I write, "Because of the hotel manager..."

    Thanks to the hotel manager, who had presence of mind, nobody was injured in the hotel fire.

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    Re: Thanks to the hotel manager

    'Thanks to the hotel manager' is fine, but 'who had presence of mind' needs work.

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    Re: Thanks to the hotel manager

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    I believe you wished to say that "presence of mind" cannot stand alone.
    Would my sentence be correct like this:
    Thanks to the hotel manager, who had presence of mind to raise the alarm, nobody was injured in the hotel fire.

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    Re: Thanks to the hotel manager

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    who had presence of mind to raise the alarm
    I am not a teacher.

    I would say "who had the presence of mind to raise the alarm".

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