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    A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    1) A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    2) A person gets more greedy as they get rich.

    Are my sentences correct?

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    Re: A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    I'd use 'greedier', but its a very sweeping statement.

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    Re: A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    Some people get greedier the richer they get.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Some people get greedier the richer they get.
    1) A person gets greedier the richer they get.

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    Re: A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    There's a typo in your post, Rover.
    This is very rare.

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    Re: A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    Now is the chance for you to correct Rover's typo, tufguy.

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    Re: A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    Now is the chance for you to correct Rover's typo, tufguy.
    Hint: it's very subtle.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    I hate myself.

    I'll mention it next time I go to confession.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 10-Sep-2017 at 08:29.

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    Re: A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    I'd use 'greedier'. But it's a very sweeping statement.

    I know it is not the best way to start a sentence with "but" but there was a comma splice. Are my corrections correct?

    Although it is out of my league to correct your mistake (please do not mind Rover sir) but I just gave it a shot. There is a saying "nobody is perfect" so teachers are human being as well they can sometimes make mistakes.
    Last edited by tufguy; 10-Sep-2017 at 08:13.

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    Re: A person gets more greedy as they get richer.

    'I'd use 'greedier', but it's a very sweeping statement' is not a comma splice because of the conjunction 'but'.

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