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    #1

    in the shade

    The following sentences are copied from a Website. Are they correct or natural?

    1. A true professional could knock my efforts into a cocked hat.
    2. Compared with his paintings, mine proved definitely inferior.
    3. The cleanliness of European cities puts our cities to shame.
    4. The newly-built skyscrapers put the old buildings in the shade.
    5. She was extinguished by her sisters.
    6. Her academic achievements shamed her brothers.
    7. Your outstanding expression makes ours in the shade.

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    #2

    Re: in the shade

    Which do you think might be questionable, contiluo?

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    #3

    Re: in the shade

    #1, #5, are questionable.

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    #4

    Re: in the shade

    I agree with you. I would include #7.

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