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    the lightning is flashing


    "The clouds are thundering and the lightning is flashing." Can this sentence be shortened?

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    Re: the lightning is flashing

    Before working out if it can be shortened, it needs to be made grammatical. "The clouds are thundering" is incorrect. You could use something like "The thunder is crashing ..." - that follows the same pattern as "the lightning is flashing".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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