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    #1

    He took initiative and answered the teacher's questions.

    Hello.

    Could you tell me which one of the following sentences is OK?

    - He took initiative and answered the teacher's questions.

    - He excelled other students and answered the
    teacher's questions
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    - He went ahead of other students and answered the teacher's questions.

    Thank you.


    Last edited by majid72; 26-Apr-2017 at 07:09.

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    Re: He took initiative and answered the teacher's questions.

    1 and 2 are ungrammatical. 3 is grammatical but unnatural. By "He went ahead of the other students" do you mean "He answered the teacher's questions before the other students had a chance to"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: He took initiative and answered the teacher's questions.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    By "He went ahead of the other students" do you mean "He answered the teacher's questions before the other students had a chance to"?
    Yes. exactly.

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    Re: He took initiative and answered the teacher's questions.

    He answered the teacher's questions first, beating all the other students to it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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