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    children's body is developing???

    I'm looking for a phrase but don't have a clue how to put it. I want to say that "Children need to sleep a lot because their body is developing". I'm a bit lost because I haven't been able to to find the equivalent of either of the words. Instead of the word 'body', I was thinking of something like 'organism' but I found that it wasn't used in this context.

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    #2

    Re: children's body is developing???

    "their bodies are developing"

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    Re: children's body is developing???

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "their bodies are developing"
    Apart from the plural, is it correct to say?

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    #4

    Re: children's body is developing???

    Your original sentence is correct except for the plural issue. I know of no other way to describe it more correctly.

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