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    Default Please modify my sentence

    I want to keep the same meaning, but help me improving it in terms of writing style

    We are proud of ourselves for having successfully brought smiles on the face of one family every day in last four decades.

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    Default Re: Please modify my sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    I want to keep the same meaning, but help me improving it in terms of writing style

    We are proud of ourselves for having successfully brought smiles on the face of one family every day in last four decades.

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    One family would have more than a face, they would have faces (each person has a face). Are you saying that you have brought smiles to one family (I would guess this means the same family) for every day in the past 40 years?

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    Default Re: Please modify my sentence

    So I can write it as:
    We are proud that we have brought smiles to one family for every day in the past 40 years
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    We are proud that we have brought smiles to one family every day in the past 40 years

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    we are so proud of having brought smiles to one family for the past 40 years.

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    Default Re: Please modify my sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    So I can write it as:
    We are proud that we have brought smiles to one family for every day in the past 40 years
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    We are proud that we have brought smiles to one family every day in the past 40 years
    Are you saying that you brought smiles to one family (the same family) every day (that is 365 days a year) for 40 years (that is about 14,600 days)? What did you do every day to make this one family so happy?

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    Default Re: Please modify my sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by blackdragon View Post
    We are so proud of having brought smiles to one family for the past 40 years.
    Blackdragon, please read this extract from the Forum Guidelines:


    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.

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