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    #1

    felt relieved and a sense of

    Is this sentence correct:
    1-She felt relieved and a sense of peace.

    I don't like it. I think some native speakers use sentences like this, but it seems to me that the sentence has a problem. "Relieved" is an adjective and "a sense of peace" is a noun. It is a bit like saying: She left the room in a wheelchair and in a flood of tears.


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    #2

    Re: felt relieved and a sense of

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Is this sentence correct:
    1-She felt relieved and a sense of peace.

    I don't like it. I think some native speakers use sentences like this, but it seems to me that the sentence has a problem. "Relieved" is an adjective and "a sense of peace" is a noun. It is a bit like saying: She left the room in a wheelchair and in a flood of tears.


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    Navi.
    I don't like it much either, for the reason you mention. But it's nowhere near as bad as the other example.
    How about, "She felt relieved, and a sense of peace came over her."

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    #3

    Re: felt relieved and a sense of

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Is this sentence correct:
    1-She felt relieved and a sense of peace.

    I don't like it. I think some native speakers use sentences like this, but it seems to me that the sentence has a problem. "Relieved" is an adjective and "a sense of peace" is a noun. It is a bit like saying: She left the room in a wheelchair and in a flood of tears.


    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    How about, "She felt relief and a sense of peace".

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    #4

    Re: felt relieved and a sense of

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Is this sentence correct:
    1-She felt relieved and a sense of peace.

    I don't like it. I think some native speakers use sentences like this, but it seems to me that the sentence has a problem. "Relieved" is an adjective and "a sense of peace" is a noun. It is a bit like saying: She left the room in a wheelchair and in a flood of tears.


    Gratefully,
    Navi.
    I agree with Bill's modification.

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