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    The publican looked at a crying man

    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct

    The publican looked at a crying man at the bar, and the curiosity took better of him.
    "Mate, something bad happened?"
    "My father died this morning. Cancer," said the man and sniffled.
    "Sorry, mate, " the publican said, regretting for asking in the first place.

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    Re: The publican looked at a crying man

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

    The publican looked at the man crying man at the bar, and the curiosity took got the better of him.
    "Mate, something bad happened?"
    "My father died this morning. Cancer." said the man and sniffled.
    "Sorry, mate." the publican said, regretting for asking having asked in the first place.
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    Re: The publican looked at a crying man

    teechar,

    I am wondering about your use of full stop at the end of the direct speech. I have used a comma, and I think it could also be used in the above sentences. Or am I wrong?

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    Re: The publican looked at a crying man

    No, you're not wrong. That's possible too.

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