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    Bassim is offline VIP Member
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    Peter cleaved to communism until his last breath

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    Peter cleaved to communism until his last breath.

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    Re: Peter cleaved to communism until his last breath

    It's grammatically correct but not at all natural. Cleaved is archaic.
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    Re: Peter cleaved to communism until his last breath

    GoesStation,

    Thank you for your help, but Longman dictionary says "cleave to" is formal.

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    Re: Peter cleaved to communism until his last breath

    It's largely obsolete.
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