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    #1

    ended up

    My job application ended up nowhere. The position had already been filled.

    Hi,
    is this fine, please?
    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: ended up

    Yes.

    PS If you want to be a little more formal or literary, you can say "My job application was futile."

    The tenses are perfect.
    Last edited by abaka; 02-Feb-2009 at 23:39. Reason: added ps

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    #3

    Re: ended up

    Yes.

    [I'm a copy editor and have tutored university writing.]

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