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    Which of the following sentences is better?

    (1) Happiness lies in satisfaction.
    (2) Happiness lies in content.

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    Re: content

    Quote Originally Posted by contiluo View Post
    Which of the following sentences is better?

    (1) Happiness lies in satisfaction.
    (2) Happiness lies in contentment.
    Both now acceptable.

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    Re: content

    Quote Originally Posted by contiluo View Post
    Which of the following sentences is better?

    (1) Happiness lies in satisfaction.
    (2) Happiness lies in content.

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    Contiluo,

    Probably the better answer is No. 1.

    (1) satisfaction is a noun. After a preposition, you

    need a noun.

    (2) content/contented are adjectives:

    He is content with his life.

    ***** ONLY A NON-TEACHER'S OPINION *****

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