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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    Please correct the remaining part of my story. Thank you

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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    Say:

    was deteriorating every passing day
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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    Perhaps:

    Tony, a private secretary in Robert's organization, lowered his head in shame.
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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    Tarheel, please guide me about the difference between "disgrace" and "shame".
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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    That's a toughie. It's about usage. I'll have a go at it. The word "disgrace" is more about behavior. (Example: "He was caught embezzling funds and resigned in discrace.") The word "shame" is more about feelings. (Example: "He felt ashamed about the bankruptcy.")

    I hope that helps.
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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    O.K.

    So, in your sentence;

    "He was caught embezzling funds and resigned in disgrace"
    can't I replace "disgrace" with "shame"?

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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    I don't see how it works there, but you can do whatever you want.
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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    Try:

    It was quite unusual behavior for a man who was known to be kind-hearted and cheerful. Instead he had become hostile, surly, and rude.

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    Some of them mocked him behind his back.
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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    Try:

    Tony was not the only victim of Robert's abuse. Indeed, everybody in the office had been targeted by him at one time or another.
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    Re: An emotional account of a boss and his workers

    I would appreciate your overall evaluation about this piece of writing, after you have corrected the remaining part of this story.

    Thank you

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