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    Ancient trees

    A. When they were young, they would sit under ancient trees shade and eat bananas.
    B. When they were young, they would sit under century-old trees shadow and eat bananas.

    Do these two sentences have a natural conversational tone?

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    Re: Ancient trees

    No.


    A. When they were young, they would sit in the shade of ancient trees and eat bananas.
    B. When they were young, they would sit under century-old trees and eat bananas.

    Use under or in the shade of - not both.

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    Re: Ancient trees

    Did you mean century-old or centuries-old?

    If you meant the former, I think we'd be more likely to say hundred-year-old trees.

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