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    The school thought they were doing the best we could

    Should "The school thought they were doing the best we could" be "The school thought they were doing the best they could"?

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    "We just don’t want any family to ever go through this…My wife and I felt very comfortable with how he was dealing with the depression and bullying and stuff like that. He would always confide in us…We thought we were doing the best we could…The school thought they were doing the best we could, we can’t fault them…If his death could save somebody else, that’s what he was looking for.”

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    Re: The school thought they were doing the best we could

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No - it's correct as is.

    The school agreed that his parents were doing the best they could.
    If so, is "The school thought we were doing the best we could" correct, too?

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    Re: The school thought they were doing the best we could

    I was wrong before. It should be 'The school thought they were doing the best they could'.

    Your alternative sentence is correct, too.

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