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    Hello,

    I would like to use a specific saying (quote), but I am not sure, If it's correctly used in english. The saying is: "Believe in the beauty of life." By it, I want to tell that never loose hope, look around, there are beautiful things around you, there's so much good in life. I am just not sure if the expression: "believe in" and "the beauty of life" go together. Because I put it together by myself.

    Thank you for your answer!

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    Default Re: correct expression of a quote

    Quote Originally Posted by gummyspirit View Post
    Hello,

    I would like to use a specific saying (quote), but I am not sure, If it's correctly used in english. The saying is: "Believe in the beauty of life." By it, I want to tell that never loose hope, look around, there are beautiful things around you, there's so much good in life. I am just not sure if the expression: "believe in" and "the beauty of life" go together. Because I put it together by myself.

    Thank you for your answer!
    I think the expression is fine if the context you supplied is included either preceding or following the expression.

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    Default Re: correct expression of a quote

    Quote Originally Posted by gummyspirit View Post
    Hello,

    I would like to use a specific saying (quote), but I am not sure (no comma required) if it's correctly used in English. The saying is: "Believe in the beauty of life." By it, I want to tell say that "Never loose lose hope, look around, there are beautiful things around you, there's so much good in life." I am just not sure if the expressions (no colon required) "believe in" and "the beauty of life" go together because I put it together by wrote it myself.

    Thank you for your answer!
    The phrase itself is fine if, as has already been said, the context is clear. Please see my amendments to your post, marked in red above. Particularly, be careful with "loose" and "lose".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Thank you very much, you've been a great help.

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