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HifaMo

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Please, which one is better?


-He was highly respected for both his qualifications and for his helpfulness.

-He was highly respected for both his qualifications and his helpfulness.


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BobK

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The second (after adding -ed to 'respect'). (And the first is wrong.)

You could also write:

He was highly respected for both his qualifications and his helpfulness.

And if you want to know why, think about parallelism. ;-)

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