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    "Earthquake comes OR occur." What to say?

    Hi,

    1) "Earthquake comes OR occur." What to say?

    2) "We play games on OR in Phone/Computer." What to say?

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: "Earthquake comes OR occur." What to say?

    Quote Originally Posted by twilit1988 View Post
    Hi,

    1) "Earthquake comes OR occur." What to say?

    2) "We play games on OR in Phone/Computer." What to say?

    Thanks in advance
    Earthquakes occur or happen.
    On a phone/computer.

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    Re: "Earthquake comes OR occur." What to say?

    Can we say "Earthquakes hit" or "Earthquakes strike" to mean "Earthquakes occur"?

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    Re: "Earthquake comes OR occur." What to say?

    I think "strike" is a good word for earthquakes. I guess you can say something like "The earthquake hit at 3 am when most residents were asleep."
    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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