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    Be appreciated or appreciate

    Do my sentences sound proper English.

    Some movies deserve a big screen to be appreciated. For example: Out of Africa loses its majeousty if it is viewed on a TV screen. Or Gone with the wind is worth watching in a movie theater to be appreciated.

    Thank you so much for your response.

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    Re: Be appreciated or appreciate

    Quote Originally Posted by arzgol View Post
    Do my sentences sound proper English.

    Some movies deserve a big screen to be appreciated. For example: Out of Africa loses its majesty if it is viewed on a TV screen. Or Gone with the Wind is worth watching in a movie theater to be appreciated.

    Thank you so much for your response.
    Normally, we'd write, Gone with the Wind, Out of Africa. If italics are not available, you can underline or quote the title. (Some people will capitalise all words, some only the non-trivial words - but "Wind" is a non-trivial word in that title).

    The problem with using "Or" here is that, if you mean "Or how about this sentence", you haven't signalled that the "Or" doesn't belong with the sentence. You can't mix your question with your examples like this. You can if you quote your examples.

    Otherwise it's OK.

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