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    As If...

    Sometimes, I'm not sure if I can omit the subject in sentences like the one below:

    "As if sensing someone watching her, Rose swivels her eyes around".

    Or it should be:

    "As if she were sensing someone watching her, Rose swivels her eyes around".

    Can I omit the subject as in the first one?

    Thanks

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    Re: As If...

    Quote Originally Posted by Cervantes View Post
    Sometimes, I'm not sure if I can omit the subject in sentences like the one below:

    "As if sensing someone watching her, Rose swivels her eyes around".

    Or it should be:

    "As if she were sensing someone watching her, Rose swivels her eyes around".

    Can I omit the subject as in the first one?

    Thanks
    The first sentence is correct, but it isn't very natural, exept perhaps as a stage direction or similar.
    The second could be something from literature if you changed "swivel" to "swiveled".
    Neither is natural in normal discourse.

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