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    The experts agreed that the high rise collapsed because

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.


    The experts agreed that the high rise collapsed because the building company had not followed the planning guidelines.

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    Re: The experts agreed that the high rise collapsed because

    It's OK.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The experts agreed that the high rise collapsed because

    "Planning guidelines" seems a little weak. Buildings usually fail because they violate building codes.

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    Re: The experts agreed that the high rise collapsed because

    We don't use the phrase "building codes" in BrE. I would probably use "building regulations" in the original, now that I think about it.
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