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    Ungifted is offline Junior Member
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    was given

    Kindly have a brief look whether my sentence is correct.
    The athlete was given a hard/stiff punishment because he had taken drugs.

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    Re: was given

    Quote Originally Posted by Ungifted View Post
    Kindly have a brief look at my sentence and tell me whether my sentence it is correct.

    The athlete was given a hard/stiff punishment because he had taken drugs.
    See above. "Hard punishment" is not a standard collocation but "stiff punishment" is.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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