Please check entire sentence for accuracy. Should this be "of" or "for"?


Her desperate prayer for a son sets the standard of coming boldly before God and expressing your needs honestly.

asked Dec 30 '12 at 04:41 Susan New member

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I think it should be for, not of.  The pronoun (your) points to the reader.   I believe that most of the writing you are doing has been in third person.  It is easy to slip into second person, but I suspect that you want to keep it in the third person.  You can replace the pronoun with "one's" or just delete it.


and expressing needs honestly

link answered Dec 30 '12 at 07:51 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

Thank you.

sanjayDec 30 '12 at 07:52

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sanjayDec 30 '12 at 07:52

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