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    #1

    Laura's boss told her off for coming late

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    Laura's boss told her off for coming late to work, and she looked down to the floor, chewing on the inside of her lip.

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    #2

    Re: Laura's boss told her off for coming late

    Try, "coming in late" or "being late to work" instead.

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    #3

    Re: Laura's boss told her off for coming late

    I'd change the first comma to a semi-colon, remove "and", and use "at the floor".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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