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    Are these sentences natural? Oct 15



    Hi,

    Are these sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. She no longer wears glasses because she had leaser sugrgy done a few months ago.

    2. She lights his day up.

    3. They would rather have their heads shaved but go through this process.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? Oct 15

    Quote Originally Posted by musicgold View Post

    Hi,

    Are these sentences natural to a native ear?

    1. She no longer wears glasses because she had leaser laser sugrgy surgery [done] a few months ago.
    With these corrections, it's OK.

    2. She lights his day up. OK.

    3. They would rather have their heads shaved but go through this process. ???
    I'm not sure what you mean. There are two possibilites here:
    1) They would rather have their heads shaved than go through this process.
    2) They would rather have their heads shaved, but go through this process.


    Thanks,
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    See above.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 16-Oct-2012 at 08:39.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? Oct 15

    I agree with emsr2d2, but perhaps "She lights up his day" is the more common form.

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    Re: Are these sentences natural? Oct 15

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    I agree with emsr2d2, but perhaps "She lights up his day" is the more common form.

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    Yes, you're right. That slipped by me.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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