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A retired transit worker was horrified this morning when she turned around and saw her dog being sucked away by a street-sweeping truck. She chased the truck two and a half blocks as she yelled at the driver before the driver heard her and stopped.
The dog was pulled from the round bristles dead.

With all her children grown up, the dog was one of her three dogs that keep her company. The question is whether the driver was negligent.

Are there any mistakes?
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New2grammarAre there any mistakes?
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Only on the part of the driver!
Thanks, Philip.

One additional question, is up needed in the "grown up"?
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A retired transit worker was horrified this morning when she turned around and saw her dog being sucked away by a street sweeper street-sweeping truck.

The dog was pulled from the machine round bristles dead. Round bristles just doesn't sound right here.

With all her children grown up, the dog was one of her three dogs that keep her company. I'm not happy with this but I don't have a good suggestion for modifying it.
Children sounds odd here. How about replacing it with puppies?
With all her children grown up, the dog was one of her three dogs that keep her company.

Hi RayH, could you tell me what you feelabout the sentence? Just so I get an idea. Thanks, RayH.
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New2grammarWith all her children grown up, the dog was one of her three dogs that keep her company.

Hi RayH, could you tell me what you feelabout the sentence? Just so I get an idea. Thanks, RayH.

Well, talking about children and dogs in the same sentence seems an odd juxtaposition and the repetition of the word "dog" makes it sound awkward.
Changing tense from past "dog was" to present "keep her" is awkward even though, strictly speaking, it's grammatically correct (the dog is dead, the remaining ones do keep her company).

I might be inclined to dump this whole sentence as a lost cause.
RayHTaking Rayh's suggetion a little further, I have this suggestion:
A retired transit worker was horrified this morning when she turned around and saw her dog being dragged under sucked away by a street sweeper street-sweeping truck.

The dog was pulled from under the machine round bristles dead. Round bristles just doesn't sound right here.

With all her children grown up,( this is a strange phrase) the deceased dog was from a litter of one of her three dogs that keep her company. I'm not happy with this but I don't have a good suggestion for modifying it.

RayH, Now I see. I complete agree with you that the sentence sucks!

I have a side question.
In contexts like this where one of a couple of pets is dead, how do you put in words that the pets are the owner's sole company? Do you leave out the dead one because the present tense will make it odd or do you include? If you include, which tense will you use?

I've heard sentences like this but can't remember which tense the reporters used.

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