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    She had her photo taken wearing her hair like an unicorn.

    Hello there.
    Does my sentence sound okay?
    ''She had her photo taken wearing her hair like an unicorn.''

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    Re: Does my sentence sound okay?

    What are you trying to say? I don't understand it.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: Does my sentence sound okay?

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonkhlim View Post
    Hello there.
    Does my sentence sound okay?
    ''She had her photo taken wearing her hair like a unicorn.''
    Correct, except remember that that the choice of a/an is based on the sound of the first syllable following, not necessarily the actual letter.

    That said, the British have a preference for things like "an horrific...". Strictly speaking, that should be "a horrific", but the English 'prefer' "an".

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    Re: Does my sentence sound okay?

    Quote Originally Posted by ChinaDan View Post
    That said, the British have a preference for things like "an horrific...". Strictly speaking, that should be "a horrific", but the English 'prefer' "an".
    I doubt if there are many English people who would say 'an horrific ...' these days.

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    Re: Does my sentence sound okay?

    Jason, please note that I have changed your thread title.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Re: She had her photo taken wearing her hair like an unicorn.

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonkhlim View Post
    ''She had her photo taken wearing her hair like an unicorn.''
    How does a unicorn wear its hair?

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    Re: She had her photo taken wearing her hair like an unicorn.

    Intriguing. I'm now picturing "her" with a long white mane growing out of her neck! I don't think unicorns have a trademark hairstyle though, of course, as they are mythical beings, they can do anything they want.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: She had her photo taken wearing her hair like an unicorn.

    In a ponytail?

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    Re: She had her photo taken wearing her hair like an unicorn.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    How does a unicorn wear its hair?
    With horsehide glue. Everybody knows it's just a toupee and comb-over.
    Wear short sleeves! Support your right to bare arms!

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