the Maestro has come back to his hometown to play his last concert, nevertheless it was a phenomenal

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I'd like to know is it correct if I wrote the aboved sentences?

asked Dec 26 '13 at 18:49 Lodhy Surya New member

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It's not exactly correct. 'Phenomenal' is an adjective, but you have tried to use it as a noun. Removing the 'a' will correct that.  'Returned' is a little smoother than 'come back'.  'Nevertheless' means 'in spite of', which doesn't really fit the sentence. A simple 'and' would be more appropriate. The first word should be capitalized, and you need a period at the end.  Some would argue against capitalizing 'Maestro', but I like it.

Another problem is the use of 'has returned' and 'to play'. This implies that the concert hasn't occurred yet, so it can't yet be phenomenal.  I would change 'to play' to ' and played'.

 

The Maestro has returned to his hometown and played his last concert, and it was phenomenal.

link comment answered Dec 27 '13 at 15:40 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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