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    Sound of crying

    "I can hear the sound of crying of a very bad actor(a person who doesn't act well is crying)". Is it grammatical?
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    Re: Sound of crying

    "Worst" is inappropriate in that context. What do you think you should use instead? (There are other issues with your sentence but that is the most important one. Start with that one.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Sound of crying

    Tried amending it. Please check.

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    Re: Sound of crying

    Yes. Well done. It should have been a very bad actor. It needed an adjective, not a superlative.

    This would be much more natural: I can hear a very bad actor crying.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Sound of crying

    If the "crying" was part of the act, I would say: I can hear a very bad actor attempting to simulate crying.

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