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    contiluo is offline Member
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    Smile sentences

    Which of the following sentences is acceptable? Which one is preferable?

    1. There was an earthquake happened last night at a remote village.

    2. There was an earthquake last night in a remote village.

    3. There was an earthquake hitting a remote village last night.

    4. A huge earthquake hit a remote village last night.

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    Re: sentences

    2 and 4 are correct. I prefer 2 for written correspondence, as the word "huge" is rather informal and conversational, but 4 is fine for speech between friends.

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