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    The old couple comforted each other

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

    1. The old couple comforted each other until their death.

    or should I write instead:

    2. The old couple comforted each other until one of them died.

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    Re: The old couple comforted each other

    If they both died at the same time (unlikely), then 1 is possible. If not, you could use #2 but I'd be inclined to specify which one of them died.

    The old couple comforted each other until the wife/husband died.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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