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carat

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At first please proofread my 2 sentences. Secondly, if they are correct tell me about the grammar behind it.
1. There are (some) people who bow before money.
2. There are (some) people bowing before money.

Last but not least, thank you!
 

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[STRIKE]At first[/STRIKE] Can you please proofread my two sentences and [STRIKE]. Secondly, if they are correct tell me about[/STRIKE] explain the grammar? [STRIKE]behind it.[/STRIKE]
1. There are (some) people who bow before money.
2. There are (some) people bowing before money.

[STRIKE] Last but not least,[/STRIKE] Thank you!

The two sentences are grammatical.
Which part do you need help with?

Sentence #1 is stating a general fact.
Sentence #2 could be about the present situation (now). More context would clarify that.
 

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Please have another look. Is this sentence fine?
3. There are (some) people bow before money.
 

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Please have another look. Is this sentence okay? [STRIKE]fine?[/STRIKE]
3. There are (some) people bow before money.
No. That one is ungrammatical.
 

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Bow to works better for me in this context.
 

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Regardless of whether "bow before" or "bow to" is used, the word "who" is missing after "people".
 
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