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    I have a question

    Hello
    I wonder if this sentence is natural or awkward
    "Growing indoor plants has a positive effect in your health"

    one more question
    "developing your health"
    Does it sound natural or awkward?

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    Re: I have a question

    Please note that a better title should have been "Growing indoor plants has a positive effect in your health".
    Dictionaries say the preposition used after "effect" is "on".

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    #3

    Re: I have a question

    The first is better with "on". "Developing" would not be helpful there.

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    Re: I have a question

    Is 'promoting your health' OK?

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    Re: I have a question

    "Promoting your health" is fine as a phrase, but I doubt that growing plants does that.

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    Re: I have a question

    That doesn't sound particularly natural either.

    Yjn532, remember that thread titles should include some or all of the words/phrases you are querying. A good title for this thread would have been "Growing indoor plants".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: I have a question

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Is 'promoting your health' OK?
    Improving?

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    Re: I have a question

    I guessed the OP wanted a word different from 'improving', so I asked about 'promoting'.

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    Re: I have a question

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I guessed the OP wanted a word different from 'improving', so I asked about 'promoting'.

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    What gave you the idea that the OP wasn't looking for the word "improving"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I have a question

    The OP is an English teacher, who must have known the word 'improving' long ago.

    I am not a teacher.

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