Are these sentences OK? we are short a staff. I'm surprised you asked for my help. He used to sit here all day waiting for you to return. (a dog) I don't know everyone who goes in and out of the building. Why would someone want to steal something who's got everything?
Oct 21, 2019 1:35 AM
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Agree with below. I think #5 sounds natural this way... 1. We are short-staffed 2. Correct 3. Correct 4. Correct 5. Why would someone steal something that already has everything?
October 21, 2019
We are short -staffed. All others are OK but the last one is a little awkward. Laura’s rewrite is better.
October 21, 2019
1. We are short a staff person. OR We are short-staffed. 2. correct 3. correct 4. correct 5. Why would someone who's got everything want to steal something?
October 21, 2019
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