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Native English speakers, could you please hep me with these issues?
Is this sentence correct:
"When the school re-opened, David decided, contrary to his habit, to say a prayer, and thank God for this."
- yet-knish!Lv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
If you're going to have a comma after 'prayer', then you need to add 'to' after 'and'. Otherwise the sentence means that the speaker of the sentence is thanking God for David's saying a prayer.
- BenLv 51 month ago
I feel you should remove the comma between "prayer" and "and". As the sentence stands, it suggests that "saying a player" and "thanking God" are separate actions.