Is the sentence, 'I had my wallet pickpocketed on the street.' correct

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Is the sentence, 'I had my wallet pickpocketed on the street.' correct?

If not then why is it not correct, please explain.

Also please suggest the correct sentence.

asked Nov 21 '11 at 08:15 XYZ New member

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'Pickpocket' is a noun, not a verb. The verbal expression is to pick someone's pocket.

I had my pocket picked.

I had my wallet stolen by a pickpocket.

Chiew

link comment answered Nov 21 '11 at 11:44 A Clil To Climb Contributor

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