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    optimistic pessimist is offline Senior Member
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    Word order

    Dear all,

    Which word order do you think is better?

    This rock looks like a smiling old man with his mouth wide open.

    This rock looks like an old man smiling with his mouth wide open.

    Thank you!

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: Word order

    How about putting smiling at the end? Of the two, I prefer the first.

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