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    Question Analyzing a sentence

    Is this sentence well written? "You always have something to say that simply melts me". I did not get a response and was wondering if there is something wrong with the way I said it. Your thoughts? Thank you!

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    Re: Analyzing a sentence

    Welcome to the forum, tcs.

    The sentence is grammatically OK, but I don't know what you mean by melts.

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    Thank you 5jj :) I The message was for someone I like and meant that he figuratively melts my heart.

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    Re: Analyzing a sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by tcs68 View Post
    Thank you 5jj :) I The message was for someone I like and meant that he figuratively melts my heart.
    It's fine. I once had a girlfriend who said that I melted her.

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    The mind boggles.

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    Re: Analyzing a sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It's fine. I once had a girlfriend who said that I melted her.
    Meltable girlfriends normally aren't capable of speech!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Analyzing a sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by tcs68 View Post
    Is this sentence well written? "You always have something to say that simply melts me". I did not get a response and was wondering if there is something wrong with the way I said it. Your thoughts? Thank you!
    I would say (as you did later on) "You always have something to say which simply melts my heart" or "... makes my heart melt".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Meltable girlfriends normally aren't capable of speech!
    After they have recovered from the melting....

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    After they have recovered from the melting....
    Ohhhh, I was thinking of the inflatable (and potentially melting) type of girlfriend!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    A meltable heart can be combined with a good head.

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