sentence correction


which sentence is correct?


He cut the throat with an axe in first stroke.




He cut the throat by an axe in first stroke.

asked May 03 '13 at 07:06 shraddha New member

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I would go farther than Kimberly.  The throat is always incorrect unless you are talking about a corpse (a dead body) or having a medical conversation.  You need to say his throat, her throat, or, if it is an animal, its throatWith an axe is correct, but instead of the preposition in you need on or with -- on/with the first stroke.  I hope this helps.

link comment answered May 03 '13 at 12:07 Shawn Mooney Expert

The first one is more correct, but without context, I cannot say if the sentence is completely correct. Check your use of articles, for example, beacause you are missing "the" before "first", and I think your use of "the" before throat may be incorrect.

link comment answered May 03 '13 at 11:22 Kimberly Expert

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