[Grammar] Not being rich/ Not rich he finished his education.

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wotcha

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1. Not being rich he finished his education.

2. Not rich he finished his education.


Does sentence 2 sound okay?
 

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#1 doesn't make a lot of sense either.
 

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I agree- #1 needs more information to work. It implies that rich people don't finish their education, which doesn't make much sense.
 

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I agree- #1 needs more information to work. It implies that rich people don't finish their education, which doesn't make much sense.

I agree. It is likely that the reverse was intended. "Not being rich, he was still able to finish his education."
 

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How about, "Not being rich, he was unable to complete his course of studies"?
 
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