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    scourge

    Dear Friends,


    Is this sentence correct and idiomatic?


    After the scourge of war came the scourge of disease.


    Thanks a lot

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    Re: scourge

    Yes. It sounds a little formal, but it's fine.

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    Re: scourge

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    Yes. It sounds a little formal, but it's fine.
    ... as long as you pronounce it /skɜ:ʤ/

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