After Robert crashed his second Ferrari

Bassim

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I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

After Robert crashed his second Ferrari in the same year, his father, a wealthy businessman, told him he should find a job and pay for the next car from his own pocket.
 

Charlie Bernstein

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I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

After Robert crashed two Ferraris in one year, his father, a wealthy businessman, told him he should find a job and pay for the next car out of his own pocket.

That's how most native speakers would probably phrase it.

PS - He certainly should!
 

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I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

After Robert crashed his second Ferrari in the same year, his father, a wealthy businessman, told him he should find a job and pay for the next car from his own pocket.

Yes it is, and it's prefectly natural too.
 

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I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

After Robert crashed his second Ferrari, his father, a wealthy businessman, told him he should find a job and pay for the next car from his own pocket.

You might consider deleting "in the same year" (as I did). But leave it in if it's important to the story (and that isn't explained elsewhere).
 
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