After his mother returned from hospital

Bassim

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Are my sentences grammatically correct?

After his mother returned from hospital with no hope of recovery, Bob sat her in a wheelchair every day and drove her to the countryside. It was her wish to spend her last days surrounded by woods, meadows and fields.
 

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Your sentences are excellent. However, I think ‘sat her in a wheelchair and drove her to the country side’ creates an awkward picture. She would not have sat in the wheelchair in the car. Bob would probably have packed the wheelchair in the boot or maybe the back seat and taken it out for her to be pushed around in when they reached the countryside.

Also, I’m not sure about ‘meadows and fields’. I thought a meadow was a field, but perhaps there is a slight distinction between the two. Someone from the UK might like to comment on that. (In Australia, we tend not to use the word ‘meadow’.)
 

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I see a meadow as a field where wild flowers and grass are growing, while a field is a cultivated piece of land where you grow crops and plants.
 

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I see a meadow as a field where wild flowers and grass are growing, while a field is a cultivated piece of land where you grow crops and plants.

Me too. Fields could also be for grazing animals.
 
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