whats wrong with this sentence?

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1.) The Baudelaire children were left orphans, they suffered through a series of unfortunate events.
asked May 28 '13 at 01:38 liya asgedom New member

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"Were left orphans" also seems strange to me. 


I think it would be better to say: "were orphaned" or "were left as orphans."

link comment answered May 28 '13 at 13:11 Kimberly Expert

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