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    ragan is offline Junior Member
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    was formerly told

    Are my sentences correct'?
    My chances of getting a well paid job are rather poor.
    Thereby I was formerly told the opposite.

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    Re: was formerly told

    The first sentence is OK. I have no idea what the second means. Perhaps you meant something like "Previously, I was told the opposite".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: was formerly told

    I would hyphenate "well-paid" in the first sentence.

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