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    which sentences is correct

    hey teachers i really like this site its useful


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    every beautiful thing sometime fades away either accidently or because of passing time

    is it correct or should i say because of the process of time

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    Re: which sentences is correct

    It is correct.

    Your version "Because of the process of time' is grammatically correct but not good here.

    Another better way is "Because of the PASSING of time"

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    Re: which sentences is correct

    many thanks

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    Re: which sentences is correct

    Quote Originally Posted by beast View Post
    hey teachers i really like this site its useful


    my question is this


    every beautiful thing sometime fades away either accidently or because of passing time

    is it correct or should i say because of the process of time

    thank you
    I have a few problems with this sentence.

    1) You can't really say "Every beautiful thing sometimes........" in this context. Things only "fade away" once (in the example you have given) so either everything fades away which would suggest "always" or only some things do, suggesting "sometimes".

    2) I don't know what you mean by "fade away accidentally". Fading away is a gradual process, accidents are usually more sudden and happen fast.

    I would suggest:

    Beauty fades away naturally with the passing of time.

    This is a general truth!

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