What's wrong with this sentence?


What is wrong with the following sentence: "Bob is a curious person, collecting things." My instinct tells me that the correct version of this sentence would be "Bob is a curious person who collects things" but I'm not sure a) if I'm correct or b) what, technically, makes the first version incorrect. Can anyone help?

participle progressive asked Apr 08 '14 at 19:10 Eddie New member

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link comment answered Apr 09 '14 at 21:28 Adalgiza Diaz New member

The sentence seems like, at this moment in time, Bob is actively collecting things.

link comment answered Sep 03 '15 at 21:08 Tim New member

my roommate said her philosophy class was hard, and the one i'm in is hard, too. All philosophy classes must be hard. A) philosophy isn't hard. B) there was not enough evidence to support that conclusion. C) THE EVIDENCE IS INVALID. d) NOTHING

link comment answered Apr 26 at 19:11 senofort pasca New member

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link comment answered Nov 21 '15 at 15:01 mo New member

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