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    I am very lucky. I got into an accident and came out alive...

    I am very lucky. I got into an accident and came out alive. I still have my legs to walk and to move around. My leg was not amputated. I am very blessed.

    Are there any errors in the sentences?

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    Re: I am very lucky. I got into an accident and came out alive...

    I don't see any errors in the individual sentences, but the passage as a whole does not sound quite natural. The third and fourth sentences lead one to suspect that they were written by someone who is not perfectly fluent.

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    Re: I am very lucky. I got into an accident and came out alive...

    Thanks, Probus.

    Could you please rephrase the sentences so that they are what a native speaker would say?

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    Re: I am very lucky. I got into an accident and came out alive...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    I am very lucky. I got into an accident and came out alive. My leg was injured but not amputated, and fortunately I made a complete recovery and regained full use of my legs. I am very blessed.
    I would say something like the above.

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    Re: I am very lucky. I got into an accident and came out alive...

    One may say "I still have my legs," but not need to explain what legs are for.

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