When David told his friends

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I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.


When David told his friends he would leave his job, give all his possessions away to a charity, and move into a monastery, they were wagging their heads in disbelief.
 

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I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.


When David told his friends he [STRIKE]would[/STRIKE] was planning to leave his job, give all his possessions away to [a] charity, and move into a monastery, they [STRIKE]were wagging[/STRIKE] shook their heads in disbelief.

Above is what I would write. If he really does intend to give everything to just one charity, then leave the indefinite article in. If not, remove it.
 

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You can also use "some charity" if referring to one organization.
 
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