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    #1

    I was thinking over this awful situation for 3 hours

    Does the following sentence sound natural? If not, what should I change in it to make it sound better?
    I was thinking over this awful situation for 3 hours but I didn’t find any way out.
    Last edited by englishhobby; 09-May-2015 at 15:41.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: I was thinking over this awful situation for 3 hours

    It's fine. I might change "didn't" to "couldn't".

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    #3

    Re: I was thinking over this awful situation for 3 hours

    I prefer 'thinking about'.

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