need grammer help for "has brought" or Alternative
My question is a about a sentence I formed with in my book. no matter how I seem to word it, it just never comes out sounding right unless I use " has brought" but I know that it is not the correct tense for the sentence. Here is the sentence: The true queen said “for you to offer up your life in order to help me has brought much joy to my heart, but it would never work, for it will destroy you. I have tried to reweight this many times with no luck. Word and spell check will not take this a proper.
The sentence is wordy and a bit convoluted, but it is dialogue. 'Has brought' is fine here.
'For' needs to be capitalized, and you need a comma after 'said'.
The true queen said, "For you to offer up your life in order to help me has brought much joy to my heart, but it would never work, for it will destroy you."
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