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    Bassim is offline VIP Member
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    Whereas a few months before

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    Whereas a few months before the opposition leader was an object of derision and scorn, today he is the major candidate for the prime minister's post in the next general elections.

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    Re: Whereas a few months before

    Hi,

    You need change 'before' to 'ago': "Whereas a few months ago, the opposition leader was ...".

    This is because you are writing as things are today, at present.

    I hope this is helpful.

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    Re: Whereas a few months before

    Sue01,

    Thank you for your corrections.
    I am wondering if my sentences would be correct if I put them in the past like this:

    Whereas a few months before the opposition leader had been an object of derision and scorn, today he was the major candidate for the prime minister's post in the next general election.

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