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  1. Unregistered
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    sentence help

    My Mimi is also one of the hardest working women I know.



    This sentence just doesn't sound right to me. What do you think?

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    Re: sentence help

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    My Mimi is also one of the hardest working women I know.



    This sentence just doesn't sound right to me. What do you think?
    How about this:
    My Mimi is also one of the hardest working women I have ever known.
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    Re: sentence help

    What do you think sounds odd about it? The use of "My" before a person? The use of "also"? It's a fine sentence in the right context.

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