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    Tsunami retracts back

    "Whenever a Tsunami comes, sea retracts its water or pulls back for awhile and then releases a big wave". Is it correct?

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    Re: Tsunami retracts back

    You don't say 'sea retracts its water'.

    The sea water recedes or there is a lull.

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    Re: Tsunami retracts back

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    You don't say 'sea retracts its water'.

    The sea water recedes. or there is a lull.
    Only the first part is correct.

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    Re: Tsunami retracts back

    BTW retracts back in your title doesn't work well.

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    Re: Tsunami retracts back

    A tsunami (Japanese for harbor wave) has no will of its own. It is just a big wave.


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    Re: Tsunami retracts back

    One of the signs of an imminent tsunami is the sea receding a long way very quickly even when it's not low tide.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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