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    #1

    tantrum

    "Against all her tantrum and plenty of tears, she was betrothed to Hendrik."

    Have I used "the tantrum" correctly? Also, is a tantrum contains the tears thing too, so should I drop the tears part?

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    Re: tantrum

    Hi,

    This sounds odd to me. I would say "In spite of her tantrum..." or "Ignoring her tantrum..."

    tantrum - WordReference.com Dictionary of English I would say the tears are included in "tantrum"

    Greetings,

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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