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    Any better expression for this?

    When lack of light, however, the color of the flower will change.

    (I feel "when lack of light" awkward. But how to edit it?)

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    Re: Any better expression for this?

    I'm not sure if it's what you mean, but it could be said: 'When there's no light...'
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    Re: Any better expression for this?

    Hi,

    IMO, "In the dark", "In the absence of light", "Without (any) light", "If it does not receive enought light" would fit in here.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Any better expression for this?

    Neither "no light" nor "in the dark", it refers to "insufficient light".

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    Re: Any better expression for this?

    Then charliedeut's suggestion "if it doesn't receive enough light" is most suitable.
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    Re: Any better expression for this?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Neither "no light" nor "in the dark", it refers to "insufficient light".
    Your original post did not refer to "insufficient light" at any point. Had we known that was what you were looking for, I'm sure we would have been less likely to suggest "no light" or "in the dark".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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