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    #1

    As Professor Hornby was walking

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    As Professor Hornby was walking to his work, he noticed that passers-by were looking at him in a curious way. He wondered why but couldn't come up with an answer. As he went by a supermarket, he saw his reflection in the glass pane and immediately blushed. He was wearing lederhosen, which he had both in Germany years ago. Scatterbrained as he was, he had put them on instead of his trousers.

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    Re: As Professor Hornby was walking

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    As Professor Hornby was walking to his work, he noticed that wondered why passers-by were looking at him in a curious way. . He wondered why but couldn't come up with an answer. As he went by a supermarket, he saw his reflection in the glass pane and immediately blushed. He was wearing lederhosen, which he had both bought in Germany years ago. Scatterbrained as he was, he had put them on instead of his trousers.
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    #3

    Re: As Professor Hornby was walking

    He'd walk to work. There's no need for his.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: As Professor Hornby was walking

    But it's not wrong.

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    #5

    Re: As Professor Hornby was walking

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    But it's not wrong.
    Not exactly. But I wouldn't expect anybody to say it.
    Not a professional teacher

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    #6

    Re: As Professor Hornby was walking

    It sounds OK in BrE, especially for such a character.

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