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    The woman sat doing embroidery

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    The woman sat doing embroidery, her pale face and long golden hair framed against the bright window.

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    #2

    Re: The woman sat doing embroidery

    The sentence is a good one. It flows.

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    Re: The woman sat doing embroidery

    It's fine, but was it really a bright window?

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    Re: The woman sat doing embroidery

    It's true that the window doesn't produce its own light, but neither does the Moon. And it is bright some nights.

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    #5

    Re: The woman sat doing embroidery

    Tarheel,

    I have imagined a woman sitting in the bright day close to window because she needed more light for doing her embroidery. So if the bright sunlight comes through the window, I think you could say "bright window."
    Last edited by Bassim; 03-Mar-2017 at 16:07.

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    #6

    Re: The woman sat doing embroidery

    Bassim, you might want to double check the gender of your personal pronouns.
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