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    The verb "scar"

    I wanted to see if I have used "scar" correctly in the following sentences. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    1. A few newly built houses scar the landscape, which draws thousands of tourists every year.
    2. When John left the prison, he was scarred both mentally and physically, as if his body was covered in wounds oozing stinking pus.
    3. After her short marriage, which lasted just a few weeks, she was scarred like a young plant beaten by the inclement weather.

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    Re: The verb "scar"

    Yes, you've used it correctly in all three sentences.

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    Re: The verb "scar"

    You have, but #2 ends with a description of physical scars only, so it doesn't fit the idea of both mental and physical scars.

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