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    #1

    "How does this sentence sound?"

    Please see the below sentence.

    "She was embarrassed by her friend's bad manners."

    If "embarrased by" is replaced by "ashamed because of",

    does this sound awkward?

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    #2

    Re: "How does this sentence sound?"

    Quote Originally Posted by juliana0403 View Post
    Please see the below sentence.

    "She was embarrassed by her friend's bad manners."

    If "embarrased by" is replaced by "ashamed because of",

    does this sound awkward?
    That sounds OK. I like the first better.

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    Re: "How does this sentence sound?"

    I agree with Mike. Perhaps you could say:
    She was ashamed of her friend because of her friend's bad manners.
    ~R

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