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    For the money Peter had gambled away

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    For the money Peter had gambled away in the past, he could have certainly bought a few houses instead.

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    Re: For the money Peter had gambled away

    Yes, it's grammatically correct.
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: For the money Peter had gambled away

    I'd use with the money.

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