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    Default Word Order

    Please, help with this sentence:

    It's not good when some words and phrases in my story sound awkward.

    OR: It's not good when some words and phrases sound awkward in my story.

    I'm always confused with such sentences.

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    Default Re: Word Order

    It's not good when some words and phrases sound awkward in my story.
    The above-mentioned sentence is better, though your first sentence can be correct too. Your first sentence can be a little confusing to the listener.

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    Default Re: Word Order

    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur1909 View Post
    It's not good when some words and phrases in my story sound awkward.

    OR: It's not good when some words and phrases sound awkward in my story.
    The first sounds better to me.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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