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    36 revealed to

    The rustle of a leaf revealed to his young imagination.Please explain "reveal to".Thanks!

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    Re: 36 revealed to

    Leave a space after a full stop.

    Your sentence seems to have something missing.

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    Re: 36 revealed to

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post
    The rustle of a leaf revealed to his young imagination.Please explain "reveal to".Thanks!
    As Rover KE replied, there is something missing. What did it reveal/show/make known?

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    Re: 36 revealed to

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    What did it reveal/show/make known?
    Here's your answer, though.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: 36 revealed to

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    As Rover KE replied, there is something missing. What did it reveal/show/make known?
    I am so sorry that I waste your time .After reading the original book I found someting missing indeed.I beg your pardon!

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    Re: 36 revealed to

    Quote Originally Posted by notletrest View Post

    I am so sorry that I wasted your time. After reading the original book I found something missing indeed. I beg your pardon!
    Leave a space after a full stop.

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