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    aspects/aspect

    Hi,

    I love watching interesting movies because it describes different aspect of life.

    Do I need to say "aspects" here?

    Please also help me with the correction of this sentence if you can, thanks a lot.

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    Re: aspects/aspect

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hi,

    I love watching interesting movies because it they describes describe different aspects of life.

    Do I need to say "aspects" here?

    Please also help me with the correction of this sentence if you can. Thanks a lot.

    I have corrected the grammatical errors in your sentence - you used "movies" so you must use "they describe", not "it describes". You are right that you need to use "aspects".

    The sentence is not very natural though. We don't usually say that films "describe" anything. Perhaps you mean "depict". Look that up in a dictionary and see if you agree.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: aspects/aspect

    I agree.

    The sentence wasn't written by me but one of my students. But I must admit that I also need to work harder than before to improve my English. Thanks a lot for your correction and I do think "describe" doesn't fit. I do mean "depict".

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