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    #1

    People awe at others when they have that they...

    People awe at others when they have that they(people) don't have.

    Please restructure the above sentence.

    I find it difficult to put such sentences in easily comprehensible way. Please advise me something on this.
    P.S. Please correct any errors above.

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    #2

    Re: People awe at others when they have that they...

    'People envy others who have more than they do.'

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    #3

    Re: People awe at others when they have that they...

    Note that we don't say "to awe at someone/someone".

    We use "awe" as a noun - I am in awe of my cousin's ability to get every job she applies for.
    We use "awe" as a verb - He was awed by the size of the Grand Canyon.
    We use "awed" as an adjective - "It's beautiful", I said, in an awed voice.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: People awe at others when they have that they...

    Thank you very much for the correction.

    "People are in awe of others when they have that they(people) don't have". Please restructure this.
    P.S. Please correct any errors above.

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    #5

    Re: People awe at others when they have that they...

    Quote Originally Posted by MeyaN View Post
    Thank you very much for the correction.

    "People are in awe of others when they have that they(people) don't have". Please restructure this.
    I think "envy" is more appropriate in that context.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    #6

    Re: People awe at others when they have that they...

    I'd use what rather than that there.

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    #7

    Re: People awe at others when they have that they...

    So would I. 'That' is incorrect.

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