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Console means to comfort someone at a time of grief or disappointment. I wrote a sentence in one of the paragraphs

Everybody knew it was written by Sam and they came to him turn by turn to console.

Is this usage correct?

  • I'd prefer 'they came turn by turn to console him'. – Michael Harvey May 10 at 7:23
  • @Micheal Harvey...I was also thinking about it. But I want to know if there is something wrong in my sentence. – Sudhir Sharma May 10 at 7:54
  • Your suggestion is unusual and awkward, which is what I was trying to tell you. – Michael Harvey May 10 at 8:11
  • Your definition says '...to comfort someone'. – Kate Bunting May 10 at 8:12
  • Or "... they came to him turn by turn to give consolation" or "... they came to him turn by turn giving consolation". – AdrianHHH May 10 at 11:54

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