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    The man was walking and texting

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    The man was walking and texting, and he would have been hit by a car if the driver had not slammed on the brakes.

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    Re: The man was walking and texting

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    The man was walking and texting, and he would have been hit by a car if the driver had not slammed on the brakes.
    I think it's a bit tricky without the context (is it a safety guide?) either way, I might change it like this:

    The man was walking and texting, and he would've been hit by a car if the driver hadn't slammed on the brakes in time

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    Re: The man was walking and texting

    richysensei,
    Thank you for your corrections. This sentence appeared in my mind after listening a program on the radio about the people who use phones all the time and put themselves and others in danger.

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