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    #1

    She was

    Please would you correct mistakes in my sentences.

    1.She was a beautiful woman with a doll's face, who seemed to be refusing to become old.
    or should I write instead:
    2. She was a beautiful woman with a doll's face, who seemed to refuse to become old.

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    #2

    Re: She was

    They are both OK, but I would change "become" to "grow" in either case.

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    #3

    Re: She was

    Can "doll's face" be replaced with "baby face"?

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    #4

    Re: She was

    Thank you Mike,
    I am just wondering if the second part of the sentence "....who seemed to be refusing" is non-restrictive or restrictive?

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    #5

    Re: She was

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Can "doll's face" be replaced with "baby face"?
    Yes, I suppose that would work.

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    #6

    Re: She was

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Thank you Mike,
    I am just wondering if the second part of the sentence "....who seemed to be refusing" is non-restrictive or restrictive?
    I would call it nonrestrictive.

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    #7

    Re: She was

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Can "doll's face" be replaced with "baby face"?
    They're not the same IMO. If someone is doll-like, they are pretty, but someone with a baby face just looks exceptionally young.

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