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    Does it collocate??

    Can i say rain animates the earth ?

    Or "resurrect dead land "?

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    #2

    Re: Does it collocate??

    Quote Originally Posted by shaima19991 View Post
    Can I say rain animates the earth?

    Or "resurrects dead land"?
    I can't see why not, though those don't sound common to me.

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    #3

    Re: Does it collocate??

    Rain rejuvenates dead land.

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    #4

    Re: Does it collocate??

    Better would be rain re-juvinates (or re-animates) the earth (after a drought for instance)

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    #5

    Re: Does it collocate??

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Banks View Post
    Better would be 'Rain rejuvenates (or re-animates) the earth (after a drought for instance)'.
    Welcome to the forums, Chris.

    Please read this extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.

    Rover

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    Re: Does it collocate??

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Banks View Post
    Better would be "Rain re-juvinates rejuvenates (or re-animates) the earth (after a drought for instance)."
    emsr2d2

    Edit: Sorry, I hadn't noticed that Rover had made the exact same corrections to the post before I posted.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Does it collocate??

    Quote Originally Posted by babygirl265 View Post
    thank you so much. These are the errors I usually suffer. :)
    I am not sure why you are thanking us. The errors were made by a user called Chris Banks, not by you.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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