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    Since Bob's wife had been taken

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    Since Bob's wife had been taken to hospital with heart problems two days before, he hadn't got a wink of sleep.

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    Re: Since Bob's wife had been taken

    Since Bob's wife was taken to hospital due to heart problems two days ago, he hasn't got a wink of sleep.
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    Re: Since Bob's wife had been taken

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    Since Bob's wife had been taken to hospital with heart problems two days before, he hadn't got a wink of sleep.
    In American English we would say Ever since. Without "ever", the reader doesn't know whether the speaker means "because" or "in the interval after". And of course, we'd say he hadn't gotten​ any sleep.
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