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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 2 months ago

Is this sentence grammatically correct/well-phrased?

“Everyone who was a rock fan in the 60s was obsessed with this band.”

Can you use ‘was’ twice in one sentence?

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  • 1 month ago

    It's correct, but you could way it this way:

    Everyone who liked Rock in the 60s was obsessed with this band. 

  • 2 months ago

    Yes. In spoken American English.

    While correct, this wouldn't be said in formal writing, for a magazine or a book. 

    Better:

    " Everyone that listened to  rock in the 60s was obsessed with this band".

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    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    Good is an adjective while well is an adverb answering the question how. Sometimes well also functions as an adjective pertaining to health.

  • 2 months ago

    Everyone listening to rock in the 80s was obsessed with this band

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  • 2 months ago

    That sounds fine to me.

  • 2 months ago

    The grammar is not incorrect. Many people would prefer to avoid such repetition for style reasons only.  No one would bat an eye if you were to say that.  Writing it, though, maybe deserves a little more effort.  All rock fans in the 60s were obsessed with this band.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    It could simplified: - "Every rock fan in the 60s was obsessed with this band.”

  • 2 months ago

    You certainly can use 'was' twice in one sentence, if you want to make your meaning clear. There is nothing wrong with doing that. Your sentence is correct in every way.

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