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    The writer took exception to critics

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    The writer took exception to critics who suggested he was a plagiarist, without providing a concrete proof.

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    Re: The writer took exception to critics

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    The writer took exception to critics who suggested he was a plagiarist without providing concrete proof.
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    Re: The writer took exception to critics

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    The writer took exception to critics who suggested he was a plagiarist, without providing a concrete proof.
    The comma makes this version read as if the writer was the one who failed to provide proof. I mentally inserted another comma after "writer" because the comma made it seem like you had omitted one there.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: The writer took exception to critics

    The critics works better for me.

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