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    Is 'alighted from the car' fine?

    She alighted from her car.

    The above sentence is from a local newspaper. I wonder whether 'alighted' is the appropriate word.

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    Re: Is 'alighted from the car' fine?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    She alighted from her car.

    The above sentence is from a local newspaper. I wonder whether 'alighted' is the appropriate word.

    Thanks.
    Yes, it's OK.

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    Re: Is 'alighted from the car' fine?

    As bhai said, it's OK, but it sounds rather formal and/or old-fashioned to me.

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