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    #1

    correct use of word

    Since she embraced the ABC religion, she has become more cheerful.

    Is 'embraced' correctly used in the sentence? Should it be 'has embraced'?

    Thanks in advance.

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    #2

    Re: correct use of word

    To embrace means to eagerly accept a new idea, opinion, religion etc.

    It's correct

    Grammatically speaking, I think both are correct

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