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    Writing a song with english lyrics, need som expert help for a sentence.

    Hi!

    It's my first time here.

    I'm writing a song for a competition and it's supposed to have english lyrics with ryhmes

    I have a sentence that I wonder if it is correct. It is this one:

    "Which is the best one you can achieve?"

    Is it possible to use the word "achieve" like this for a noun or is it, for example "What is the best you can achieve?", a more correct way of using the word "achieve"?

    Thanks in advance for your expert help:)

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    BastarB

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    Re: Writing a song with english lyrics, need som expert help for a sentence.

    It would be very helpful to have a few more lines.

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    Re: Writing a song with english lyrics, need som expert help for a sentence.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    It would be very helpful to have a few more lines.

    Thanks for answer:)

    Ok, heres the ryhme:

    "Writing Christmas carols for christmas eve,
    which is the best one you can achieve?"

    It means: Which carol is the best you can make?

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    Re: Writing a song with english lyrics, need som expert help for a sentence.

    I find the idea of helping someone to write something for a competition very similar to the idea of helping them with their homework. Surely the people running the competition want to know what you can write, not what we can write.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Writing a song with english lyrics, need som expert help for a sentence.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I find the idea of helping someone to write something for a competition very similar to the idea of helping them with their homework. Surely the people running the competition want to know what you can write, not what we can write.
    I get your idea, but I don't agree.
    I don't think this little grammar question plays a major role of a big creative process like this when it comes to compose a full-fledged song with three verses of lyrics where I make the whole track from scratch in an advanced DAW and singing/recording the song all by myself, but I respect your opinion. Also I'm asking because I want to know it for other "situations" as well, to get a richer language. Well I have to apply plan B then, to use the other sentence I have.

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