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Native English speakers, could you please help me with these issues?

1. Are all these sentences correct:

a) "After hearing the news, I was dumbstruck."b) "After hearing the news, I got dumbstruck."c) "After hearing the news, I became dumbstruck."2. In case all are correct, which sounds best?

9 Answers

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    A is correct and the other two are wrong

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    a) 👍

    b) 👎

    c) 👎

  • On hearing the news, I was dumbstruck.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    None of them sound natural because you're talking about a reaction, which means immediate:  I was dumbstruck at/by the news.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    They're all correct but the first one is more widely used.

  • Ben
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    A is best.

    B is grammatically incorrect.

    C is technically correct, but sounds unnatural. 

  • 1 month ago

    The first one is the only correct one. One does not get dumbstruck or become dumbstruck. Dumbstruck is an adjective. Look it up.

  • God
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    There is no grammatical error in any of them.  a) sounds the best.

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