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navi tasan

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Is this sentence correct:
1-He refused to come in, refusing even to shake hands with me.
 

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It seem like an odd sentence to me. Wouldn't that person have to come in before he could shake hands (or refuse to shake hands) with you?

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Not necessarily. I might be at the door, or even outside in front of the door...
 

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navi tasan said:
Is this sentence correct:
1-He refused to come in, refusing even to shake hands with me.

I think it's ok, but that might be due to AmE and BE variations. ;-)
 

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navi tasan said:
Not necessarily. I might be at the door, or even outside in front of the door...

In that context it would make perfect sense. You have my permission to use it.

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