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Is this sentence correct? She recognized the song, but hadnt

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Is this sentence correct?

She recognized the song, but hadn’t danced to the tune, nor considered it for her act.

Or is it better to word as:

She recognized the song, but hadn’t danced to the tune, or considered it for her act.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

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My name is XXXXX XXXXX I am a General Expert. The Expert you had requested is not online right now. Would you like to wait for her, or would you like me to assist you?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Please assist me

Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Please give me a min to work out the proper grammar for you.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

OK

Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

This would be the correct sentence:

She recognized the song, but hadn't danced to the tune, nor considered it for her act.
I hope this is helpful. Joan

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Thank you,


 


Why is:


 


She recognized the song, but hadn't danced to the tune, nor considered it for her act.



Incorrect?

Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

You misunderstood that is the correct grammar in the sentence.

This sentence works: She recognized the song, but hadn't danced to the tune, nor considered it for her act..

Joan

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Sorry - I meant to ask, why the sentence with "or" instead of "nor" was incorrect.

Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

The word nor works better in describing her consideration of using the music for the act, since she never danced to it.

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