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    clock in round shape

    I am trying to describe "imagine there is a clock in round shape right in front of you", which of the following sentence is/are correct?

    1) Imagine there is a rounded clock right in front of you.

    2) Imagine there is a round faced clock right in front of you.

    3) Imagine there is a clock in round face right in front of you.

    4) Imagine there is a face of round clock right in front of you.

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    Re: clock in round shape

    Hi Ju

    2) Imagine there is a round-faced clock right in front of you.

    3) Imagine there is a clock in with a round face right in front of you.

    Other,


    • Imagine there is a round clock in front of you.



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    Re: clock in round shape

    I prefer Soup's version. I suppose it would be possible to have a round clock with a square face, but I think it's a safe assumption in the real world that a round clock will have a round face. And although what you see is just the face, it's usual to say, for example 'Look at the clock' (when you're referring to the time); you'd only say 'Look at the clock-face' if there was something notable about it.

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