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    When David told his friends

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.


    When David told his friends he would leave his job, give all his possessions away to a charity, and move into a monastery, they were wagging their heads in disbelief.

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    Re: When David told his friends

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


    When David told his friends he would was planning to leave his job, give all his possessions away to [a] charity, and move into a monastery, they were wagging shook their heads in disbelief.
    Above is what I would write. If he really does intend to give everything to just one charity, then leave the indefinite article in. If not, remove it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: When David told his friends

    You can also use "some charity" if referring to one organization.

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