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    As he was overtaking a truck

    I am wondering if my sentences sound natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    As he was overtaking a truck with his old car, Peter noticed too late a car hurtling towards him. He screamed with fright as the two cars missed each other by just few millimeters.

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    Re: As he was overtaking a truck

    If he'd noticed the other car too late, the cars would have collided. He noticed it just in time.

    Also, I would say that he passed the truck in his old car. If it's not really relevant that it's an old car, you could just say "As he was overtaking the truck, he noticed ...".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 07-Aug-2016 at 12:09. Reason: Fixed typo
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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