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    I have wondered over years

    I am not sure if my sentence sounds natural. Would you please correct my mistakes?

    I have wondered over years how could my parents marry at all when they were two different personalities, but I could not find a logical answer.

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    Re: I have wondered over years

    'I have wondered for years how my parents could have married at all ...'

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    Re: I have wondered over years

    Yes.

    Or "wondered over THE years."
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: I have wondered over years

    Any two people are going to be different in some ways. Your point is that they were different to an extreme. Perhaps:

    I have wondered over the years how my parents could have married at all, since they were such different personalities....
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 17-Dec-2016 at 22:05. Reason: Removed inadvertently repeated word

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