Grammar and Composition

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Does this sentence make sense for destitute:

The poor children of the village were left in destitute.

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or ..left destitute

  • Grammar and Composition -

    The poor children of the village were left destitute. look up the definition and you will see by the examples that this is the correct usage.

  • Grammar and Composition -

    it issue is what part of speech is destiture? Noun or adjective?

    in requires a noun, objective case; were
    left requires an adjective, predicate adjective.

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