Every time Peter visited his in-laws

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I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

Every time Peter visited his in-laws he had an impression they did not like him for some reason. He wondered if it was because of his working class origin, his low-paid job or his sloppy clothes. He wished he had to courage to look them in the eyes and ask them to tell him the truth.
 

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I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

Every time Peter visited his in-laws, he had [STRIKE]an[/STRIKE] the impression they did not like him for some reason. He wondered if it was because of his working-class background, [STRIKE]origin,[/STRIKE] his low-paid job or his sloppy clothes. He wished he'd had [STRIKE]to[/STRIKE] the courage to look them in the eye and ask them to tell him the truth.
I would probably use "and confront them about it" instead of "and ask them to tell him the truth" in that sentence.
 

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teechar,
I am wondering about "look in the eye."
Is there a difference between for example:
Bob look Anna in the eyes.
Bob look Anna in the eye.
 

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I'm surprised the plural version even exists. It seems totally unnatural to me.
 

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The plural version is 'Look into my eyes'.
 

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