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  1. Key Member
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    #1

    his best and wonderful

    Are these sentences correct:

    1-He was talking about his best and wonderful friend, John.
    2-He was talking about his second and tall wife, Sally.


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    #2

    Re: his best and wonderful

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Are these sentences correct:

    1-He was talking about his best and wonderful friend, John.
    2-He was talking about his second and tall wife, Sally.
    Correct syntactically but poor stylistically.

    Try these:

    He was talking about his wonderful best friend, John.
    or
    He was talking about John, his wonderful best friend.
    He was talking about Sally, his tall second wife.

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    #3

    Re: his best and wonderful

    I agree with the Russian this time ;)

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