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    Linda shouted herself hoarse

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct. Is it correct not to use "who was" after "boyfriend", and use "a comma" instead?

    Linda shouted herself hoarse while rooting for her boyfriend, running 800 meters in his first competitive race.

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    Re: Linda shouted herself hoarse

    You used a comma, not "'a comma'". It doesn't work there.
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    #3

    Re: Linda shouted herself hoarse

    GoesStation,

    I do not understand your explanation. Where did I make the mistake?

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    Re: Linda shouted herself hoarse

    You put tthe words a comma inside quotation marks. That is wrong.
    You can't really leave out who was in your original sentence.

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