Once, Peter confronted one of his colleagues

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I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

Once, Peter confronted one of his colleagues and told him if he had something against him to tell him to his face and not behind his back. The man went crimson and apologised.
 

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It's okay.
 

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I'd probably start with "Peter once confronted ..." or "One day, Peter confronted ...". When I read the word "Once" on its own at the beginning, I assumed it meant "One time only" not "On one occasion".
 

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I took it to be the continuation of a narrative about Peter, who was introduced in a previous sentence.
 

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... if he had something against him to [STRIKE]tell him[/STRIKE] say it to his face and not talk about him behind his back.
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