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    A pedestrian was knocked down by a passing car

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    A pedestrian was knocked down by a passing car, and when he rose to his feet, he was hit again by a pizza delivery driver on a motorcycle.

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    Re: A pedestrian was knocked down by a passing car

    It's good gramatically. I'm not sure about using driver with motorcycle, though. To say pizza delivery rider doesn't sound natural, so why not pizza delivery guy/person/man on a motorcycle?
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    Re: A pedestrian was knocked down by a passing car

    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    It's good gramatically. I'm not sure about using driver with motorcycle, though. To say pizza delivery rider doesn't sound natural, so why not pizza delivery guy/person/man on a motorcycle?
    Or "pizza delivery girl/person/woman", of course.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A pedestrian was knocked down by a passing car

    I hope the pedestrian is OK now.
    It's a horrible accident!
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 05-Nov-2017 at 18:21. Reason: Fixed typo

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    Re: A pedestrian was knocked down by a passing car

    How about got to instead of rose?

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