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    You reap or You harvest?

    Hello,

    I have a small question.
    Is it:
    You reap?
    or
    You harvest?

    In the sentence: We sow. You harvest.

    Thanks!

    Gerjan

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    Re: You reap or You harvest?

    Welcome to the forum, Blogbewust.

    I'd use 'reap'. Click here.

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    Re: You reap or You harvest?

    Quote Originally Posted by Blogbewust View Post
    Hello,

    I have a small question.

    Is it (no colon here) "You reap"or "You harvest" in the sentence "We sow. You harvest"?

    Thanks!

    Gerjan Unnecessary. We just use usernames here.
    Note my changes to the layout of your question. By writing You reap? and You sow? as you did, it looked as if you were asking if it was possible to ask those as questions.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: You reap or You harvest?

    You reap what you sow.

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    #5

    Re: You reap or You harvest?

    Quote Originally Posted by jutfrank View Post
    You reap what you sow.
    Hi, Blog! Jutfrank is sharing a common saying: You reap what you sow.

    Both reap and harvest are natural as you used them, and they mean the same thing. But it's more common to hear the words reap and sow paired because we're used to hearing them together.
    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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