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    #1

    has brushed

    After Jayam has brushed his teeth each morning, he goes to the kitchen and starts the coffee.


    Is this sentence correct

    thanks


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    Re: has brushed

    Quote Originally Posted by jayan12 View Post
    After Jayam has brushed his teeth each morning, he goes to the kitchen and starts the coffee.


    Is this sentence correct

    thanks
    No.

    Each morning, after Jayam has brushed his teeth, he goes to the kitchen and starts the coffee maker.

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    Re: has brushed

    I'm not so worried about the position of the adverbial. And "coffee maker" makes a rather affluent/Western assumption; he might just 'put the kettle on for coffee'.

    b

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