escaped unhurt vs survived
Could someone tell me the difference between the sentences:
1-The passengers escaped unhurt after the crash.
2- The passengers survived the crash .
Can you suggest alternative sentences ?
Re: escaped unhurt vs survived
One can survive a crash but still spend 6 months in traction! [Traction (orthopedics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ]
Originally Posted by majid72
As well as 'unhurt' you could use 'unscathed'; 'without [so much as] a scratch' is often added, to make the extent of 'unhurt'ness even clearer.
He survived the crash totally unscathed - without so much as a scratch.
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