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    A hand appeares suddenly from the ground

    Imagine one of the classical horrors and the scene when a hand of some zombie appeares suddenly from under the ground. How would you say that "A hand breaks through the ground" or "Appeares suddenly from the ground" or in some other way?

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    Re: A hand appeares suddenly from the ground

    Quote Originally Posted by Marina Gaidar View Post
    "A hand breaks through the ground" or "Appeares suddenly from the ground" or in some other way?
    The first is fine. 'From' doesn't work in he second; I think that 'through' does.

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    Re: A hand appeares suddenly from the ground

    It could "burst forth" or "emerge."

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