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    David used every opportunity to visit

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    David used every opportunity to visit his grandparents in a village, where he enjoyed eating fruit right off the trees and playing with domestic animals.

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    Re: David used every opportunity to visit

    You can say take an opportunity.

    David took every opportunity...

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    Re: David used every opportunity to visit

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    his grandparents in a village
    Do you mean "in the village" instead?

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    Re: David used every opportunity to visit

    teechar,
    Thank you for correcting my mistake.
    I believed could I use "a village", but now I see that is not correct. I still do not understand what is the difference in my sentence if use "a or the village"? Does "the village" in this case means a specific village?

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    Re: David used every opportunity to visit

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Does "the village" in this case means a specific village?
    Of course! It refers to the village where his grandparents live. "A village" means any (non-specific) village.

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