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    Steve parents tried in vain

    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

    Steve parents tried in vain to dissuade him to go out with a gang of local thugs. They told him nothing good would come out of it. He would remember their words first a few months later when the police arrested him for selling drugs.

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    Re: Steve parents tried in vain

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

    Steve's parents tried in vain to dissuade him from going out with a gang of local thugs. They told him no good would come of it. He would remember their words first a few months later when the police arrested him for selling drugs.
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    Last edited by emsr2d2; 02-Jun-2017 at 17:46.
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    Re: Steve parents tried in vain

    Consider using, e.g., "hanging out" instead of "going out" in the above.

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