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    I used to be allergic to penicillin

    How I can rewrite the second underlined part in a better way?

    I used to be allergic to penicillin, but now I am not allergic to.

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    Re: I used to be allergic to penicillin

    I think you can simply omit the 'but' clause because 'used to be' suggests that you are no longer allergic to it now.
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    Re: I used to be allergic to penicillin

    I agree with Matthew.
    You could use "I used to ... but not any more."

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    Re: I used to be allergic to penicillin

    "I used to be allergic to penicillin, but now I'm not."

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    Re: I used to be allergic to penicillin

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    How I can rewrite the second underlined part in a better way?
    How can I improve the second clause below?
    I am not a teacher.

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