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    Smile sentences

    Please check the following sentencs.

    (1) Here, in October of 2010, we imported two pigeons from the USA into Taiwan once in a blue moon.
    (2) We plan to use them to mate and hope that will bring us fruitful results.

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    Re: sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by contiluo View Post
    Please check the following sentencs.

    (1)
    You can't use "once in a blue moon" in that sentence. Even if you did it only once in October, one month is too short a time to use that idiom.

    Here, In October of 2010, we (twice) imported two pigeons from the USA into Taiwan.
    If you did it twice or x number of times, say that.

    (2) We plan to use them to mate and hope that will bring us fruitful good results.
    I wouldn't use "fruitful' in that sentence. The word "fruitful" itself means good results, so "fruitful results" is redundant. I prefer a basic word like 'good'.
    Or you can say '...use them to mate and hope that will be fruitful.
    Once in a blue moon - Idiom Definition - UsingEnglish.com
    Fruitful | Define Fruitful at Dictionary.com

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