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    Does the sentence make sense? Calm down, the chaos will become limpid

    (It is for the first time that I used the word "limpid" to make a sentence)

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    Re: Does the sentence make sense? Calm down, the chaos will become limpid

    I don't think chaos can become limpid.

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    Re: Does the sentence make sense? Calm down, the chaos will become limpid

    Hi,

    Personally, when I try to use a word for the first time, I try to find a sentence in which I can use the literal meaning of the word. Later, once I'm sure I dominate that, I start moving towards figurative meanings/uses of the word.

    However, I'm not sure about this sentence of yours. I find it odd-sounding, but I can't quite say why (maybe it's just that "limpid" is not that frequent a word).

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

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    Re: Does the sentence make sense? Calm down, the chaos will become limpid

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    (It is for the first time that I used the word "limpid" to make a sentence)
    I would suggest, "Calm down, order will retun" (or "will be restored.")
    "Limpid" doesn't work here. Check OneLook Dictionary for definitions.

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    Re: Does the sentence make sense? Calm down, the chaos will become limpid

    maybe it's just that "limpid" is not that frequent a word
    It's not. I would say it is basically attached to phrases like "her eyes were like limpid pools" and not in general use.

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