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Is this sentence correct?
I went to the street and my watch was lost.

Hi Nina!

Interesting sentence... technically, it's correct, but it seems very random.  I don't understand the connection between the first simple sentence - I went to the street - and the second one - my watch was lost.

If there is a connection, I think it would be better expressed this way:

"I went out on/to the street and lost my watch."

Hope that helps!

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Brian Connelly


I can answer pretty much any question a student might have about English; about grammar, vocabulary, meanings of words, phrases, expressions or idioms, pronunciation, etc. I can answer questions about how to learn or study English better, how to improve certain aspects of communication (listening, writing, speaking, etc), about why we have certain rules.


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