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    please correct this sentence

    I am feeling optimistic and hopeful and Im taking steps I need to face all this dilema that is happening with my life and so to live the life that I deserve.


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    Quote Originally Posted by downy
    I am feeling optimistic and hopeful and Im taking steps I need to face all this dilema that is happening with my life and so to live the life that I deserve.
    You certainly want to break up this sentence into several ones. Not sure about the progressive -- "I feel" is probably better. I don't think you can take steps to face dilemma. Something happens in your life.
    If my English were not so rusty I would try and rephrase it, but I'd better forget it

    FRC


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    Hi Francois! I'd really appreciate if you rephrase it. please. thank you so much

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    Re: please correct this sentence

    I am feeling optimistic and hopeful and Im taking steps I need to face all this dilema that is happening with my life and so to live the life that I deserve.


    I feel optimistic and hopeful.I am taking steps which i need to face all this dilema that is happening in my life to live the life that I deserve .

    but , i can't get the meaning of (( dilema )) could you explain it please ?

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    Re: please correct this sentence

    I am feeling optimistic as well as hopeful and I'm taking steps needed to face all these dilemmas in my life so as to live a deserving life.

    I suppose this is what is intended. I guessed the meaning here and there. [note that "and" should not be found twice in a long sentence so close to one another. Just does not work.]

    But I am for the breaking up of the sentence. Shorter sentences in the midst of long sentences gives the reader a break as well as enhances the meaning.
    Last edited by xlade; 25-Sep-2005 at 07:27.

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