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    Smile sense of relief

    Are the following sentences acceptable? Which is better?

    (1) He feels as if relieved of a heavy load.
    (2) He feels a sense of relief.
    (3) He is a weight off his mind.

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    Re: sense of relief

    Quote Originally Posted by Ashiuhto View Post
    Are the following sentences acceptable? Which is better?

    (1) He feels as if he is [has been] relieved of a heavy load.
    (2) He feels a sense of relief. Good
    (3) He feels as though a weight has been lifted off his mind.
    He felt a weight lifting off his mind.
    He feels/felt released from a heavy burden.
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