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    rephrasing of a few sentences 2

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my attempt to rephrase the following sentences?

    1.1.We assumed that they would not jump to random conclusion.
    1.2.We took for granted that they would not jump to hasty (inconsiderate) conclusion.

    2.1. She enjoys being in the limelight.
    2.2. She enjoys being in the center of attention.

    3.1. It was a most thrilling trip, so it made up for the boring time we’d been having.
    3.2. It was a most exciting trip, so it compensated the boring time we’d been having.

    4.1. They drew up elaborate plans for the ceremony.
    4.2. They drew up carefully worked out plans for the ceremony.

    5.1. All the details are elaborated in the scheme.
    5.2. All the details are worked out in the scheme.

    6.1. The thought passed through my mind that perhaps I was mistaken.
    6.2. It occurred to me that perhaps I was mistaken.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Last edited by vil; 22-Jun-2009 at 13:20.

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    Re: rephrasing of a few sentences 2

    1.1.We assumed that they would not jump to a random conclusion.
    1.2.We took it for granted that they would not jump to a hasty (inconsiderate) conclusion.

    2.1. She enjoys being in the limelight.
    2.2. She enjoys being the centre of attention.

    3.1. It was a most thrilling trip, so it made up for the boring time wed been having.
    3.2. It was a most exciting trip, so it compensated for the boring time wed been having.

    The rest are acceptable.

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