[Vocabulary] How to use result in

Birne

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Hi

Is the use result in correct here?
1. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in his leg broken.
2. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in broken leg of his.
3. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in him breaking his leg.
4. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in braking his leg.

Thanks in advance.
 

teechar

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Hi,

Is the use of result in correct here?
1. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in his leg broken.
2. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in broken leg of his.
3. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in him breaking his leg.
4. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in braking his leg.
Thanks in advance.

I don't like any of them.
Try "..., and that broke his leg."
 

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Is the use of result in correct here?
1. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in his leg broken. :cross:
2. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in broken leg of his. :cross:
3. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in him breaking his leg. :tick:
4. They pulled him off his horse, which resulted in breaking his leg. :cross:
Only number 3 works, though I agree with teechar that there are better ways to say this.
 
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