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    Shootings among rival gangs

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    Shootings among rival gangs in the already troubled suburb have reached such a level that the majority of the inhabitants want to move away for safety reasons.

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    Re: Shootings among rival gangs

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

    Shootings among rival gangs in the already troubled suburb have reached such a high level that the majority of the inhabitants want to move away for their own safety. reasons.
    Above is how I would word it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Shootings among rival gangs

    Would the following sentence be OK?

    Because Maria has tried to harm herself a couple of times, her parents have taken her to a mental hospital for her own safety.
    Last edited by Bassim; 05-Nov-2017 at 19:18.

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    Re: Shootings among rival gangs

    "Maria have"? Really, Bassim? You know better than that!
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    Re: Shootings among rival gangs

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Would the following sentence be OK?

    Because Maria has tried to harm herself a couple of times, her parents have taken her to a mental hospital for her own safety.
    It is now.

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