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    Michael stood in the window

    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

    Michael stood in the window, watching the rain lashing down into the street. He felt a pity for the people, weary from the lack of sleep, hurrying to their jobs through the puddles of water and fallen leaves.

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    Re: Michael stood in the window

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

    Michael stood in (I'd use "at") the window, watching the rain lashing down into (I'd use "onto") the street. He felt a pity sorry for the people, weary from the lack of sleep, hurrying to their jobs through the puddles of water and fallen leaves.
    See above. I've added my preferences in brackets but your originals aren't wrong. "a pity" is wrong, though. "He felt sorry for" is much more natural though it is just about possible to say "He felt pity for ..." (no article).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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