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    The queue at the ATM was endless

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    The queue at the ATM was endless, and Bob was furious that he had to wait so long to withdraw his own money.

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    Re: The queue at the ATM was endless

    I would make it two sentences: 'The queue at the ATM was endless. Bob was furious...'
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    Re: The queue at the ATM was endless

    I find the use of "endless" a little odd when used for something like a queue, which clearly has an end. However, your meaning is entirely clear.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The queue at the ATM was endless

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    I agree with emsr2d2 to some extent. The hyperbole of "was endless" feels more like conversation.
    "Where have you been?"
    "Oh, the queue at the ATM was endless. I thought I'd never get my money".

    In the written form you've given us, perhaps "seemed endless" works better.

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