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    correct or accurate?

    The following pair sentences which one is correct if both them correct which one is more accurate?

    She married old.
    She married late in life.

    His new book will be sold well.
    His new book will sell well.

    I traveled to Europe.
    I made a trip to Europe.

    What time is your watch.
    What time is it by your watch.


    What do you feel now ?
    How do you feel now ?

    He has a wide shoulders.
    He has a broad shoulders.

    if you looked at sky on a clear night you'll be happy.
    if you looked on sky on a clear night you'll be happy.

    the stars are really too big hot ball of burning gases.
    the stars are really very big hot ball of burning gases.

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    #2

    Re: correct or accurate?

    thanks a lot for the sufficient answer.

    what about others?

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    #3

    Re: correct or accurate?

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    In Tthe following pairs of sentences, which one is correct; if both them are correct which one is more accurate?


    She married old. Not incorrect, but unlikely.
    She married late in life.

    His new book will be sold well. X
    His new book will sell well.

    I traveled to Europe. (travelled in BrE)
    I made a trip to Europe. Fine. I prefer 'I took a trip'.

    What time is your watch. X
    What time is it by your watch.


    What do you feel now ? = What emotions do you feel now ? / what are your thoughts now?
    How do you feel now ? = How well/ill are you now? / (What emotions do you feel now?)

    He has a wide shoulders.
    He has a broad shoulders. I prefer this one.

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