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    Next happenings are surprising

    Talking about the action in the film, is it correct to say:
    Next happenings are surprising.

    Probably it's better to say:
    What happens next is surprising.

    But if I want to use a noun, is "event" a correct option here?
    Next events are surprising.

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    Re: Next happenings are surprising

    It is better, but it needs a definite article: The next events are surprising. I originally thought 'following' would be better than 'next', but 'The following events...' means something else ['The events that this document is about to list'].

    Perhaps use a subordinate clause? - 'The events that follow are surprising'.


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