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    Default Hanging around(town name) provides the perfect ambience to reenact the film Castaway?

    "Hanging around (town name) provides the perfect ambience to reenact the film Castaway?"

    Is this phrased corrected? Proper usage of words?

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    Default Re: Hanging around(town name) provides the perfect ambience to reenact the film Casta

    Quote Originally Posted by loquacioustype View Post
    "Hanging around (town name) provides the perfect ambience to re-enact the film Castaway?"

    Is this phrased correctedly? Proper usage of words Are the words used properly?

    Thanks for the help.
    Welcome to the forum.

    The sentence is rather unnatural. "Hanging around" a town suggests just being there with absolutely no purpose, like teenagers do in some city centres. Given that the film Castaway was set on a desert island, I can't see any way that one could re-enact the film in a town.

    May I ask if your member profile information is correct? It states you are a native English speaker from the United States and that you are currently located in the United States, but gives your status as far as the English language is concerned as "Student or learner". There were errors in your original post which suggest that perhaps some part of your profile is incorrect.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Hanging around(town name) provides the perfect ambience to reenact the film Casta

    I believe it was being used as a metaphor. The town is so remote with so few people to talk to that a person may well feel they are on a deserted island.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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