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We were held spellbound by Lieutenant Douglas as a number of his harrowing experiences in the Air Force related by him.
asked Sep 11 '11 at 21:14 Danielle New member

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Lieutenant Douglas held us spellbound as he related many of his harrowing Air Force experiences.

link comment answered Sep 12 '11 at 13:41 Barry Jackson New member
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Lieutenant Douglas’ harrowing Air Force experiences held us spellbound. 

link comment answered Sep 12 '11 at 18:55 Badyr Salcedo New member
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Lieutenant Douglas held us spellbound as he recounted some of his harrowing Air Force experiences.

link comment edited Sep 13 '11 at 10:17 Nick Daws New member
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No need for a passive here: "We were held spellbound by Lieutenant Douglas as he related a number of his harrowing experiences in the Air Force."

link comment answered Sep 12 '11 at 10:35 Mark Heyne Contributor
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We were held spellbound by Lieutenant Douglas as a number of his harrowing experiences in the Air Force were related by him.

link comment answered Sep 12 '11 at 11:20 Miriam Margolin New member

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