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    Gerund phrase as modifier

    Hi,

    Which one of the following sentences sounds more appropriate?
    Also, if possible, how can I improve the first sentence?

    1. Actually, after my doing well at the computer technology course, the boss directs all computer related tasks to me.

    2. Actually, since I have done well at the computer technology course, the boss directs all computer related tasks to me.


    Thanks,

    MG.


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    Re: Gerund phrase as modifier

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post
    Hi,

    Which one of the following sentences sounds more appropriate?
    Also, if possible, how can I improve the first sentence?

    1. Actually, after my doing well on the computer technology course, the boss directs all computer related tasks to me.

    2. Actually, since I have done well on the computer technology course, the boss directs all computer related tasks to me.


    Thanks,

    MG.
    The second one, though the first one is colloquially ok.

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