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    Peter spent months travelling around Europe

    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct. I am not sure if my sentences sound natural.

    Peter spent months travelling around Europe, searching for the answers about himself. In the end, he understood he could have stayed at home because all the answers were inside him. He was only lazy to dig for them.

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    Re: Peter spent months travelling around Europe

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct. I am not sure if my sentences sound natural.

    Peter spent months travelling around Europe, searching for the answers about himself. In the end, he understood he could have stayed at home because all the answers were inside him. He was only just/simply too lazy to dig for them.
    See above. I'm not sure about "searching for answers about himself". The definite article certainly isn't needed but the entire phrase doesn't really work for me. Generally, the term used when people go travelling like this, we say they've gone to "find themselves". However, if you use that, the rest of the piece wouldn't be appropriate.
    Perhaps you could use something like "searching for answers about life".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Peter spent months travelling around Europe

    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Peter spent months travelling around Europe

    Easy. 42.
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    Re: Peter spent months travelling around Europe

    All right then, Ms. Smartypants. What's the question​ to the answer to the question of life, the universe, and everything?
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    Re: Peter spent months travelling around Europe

    Ah, well, for that I'd have to consult a very surprised sperm whale and a bowl of petunias.
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