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    Adverb Help...

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    I am trying to translate a sentence from my language to english but I am not sure about the adverb.My sentence is:

    "I have been missing you by not speaking/talking" Is this ok? If not what should i use here as adverb.Thanks...

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    Re: Adverb Help...

    I don’t believe your sentence makes a lot of sense. The adverb ‘by’ is not used that way. Consider changing the adverb phrase to since we last spoke or talked.

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    Re: Adverb Help...

    Quote Originally Posted by Buddhaheart View Post
    I don’t believe your sentence makes a lot of sense. The adverb ‘by’ is not used that way. Consider changing the adverb phrase to since we last spoke or talked.
    I know but your suggestion does not suit either.

    "I have been missing you silently" I mean but This does not mean what I want to say exactly.So can't I use another adverb instead of silently.

    How about "I have been missing you without speaking" ?


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