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    Memories passing in front of one's eyes

    Is it right?

    All her memories were passing in front of his eys.

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    Re: Memories passing in front of one's eyes

    Quote Originally Posted by honeyhoney View Post
    Is it right?

    All her memories were passing in front of his eyes.
    It's unlikely. Perhaps his memories passed in front of his eyes, or, her memories passed in front of her eyes.

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    Re: Memories passing in front of one's eyes

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    It's unlikely. Perhaps his memories passed in front of his eyes, or, her memories passed in front of her eyes.
    Thanks.
    So if the memories of someone else were passing in front of someone else's eyes, how can we say it?

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    Re: Memories passing in front of one's eyes

    Are you writing a fantasy novel in which a character can see into the mind if another person?
    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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    Re: Memories passing in front of one's eyes

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    Are you writing a fantasy novel in which a character can see into the mind if another person?
    I'm talking about a boy who has lost his girl friend. Now he is thinking about the memories they had with each other.

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    Re: Memories passing in front of one's eyes

    I see. That would be "memories of her" not "her memories." The latter are in her head and unless you have magical or psychic powers, you can't see them.
    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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