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    cubisto is offline Junior Member
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    find the right words

    Please proofread my sentences.
    1. Therefore/That's why it is not easy to find the right words here.
    2. That's why/Therefore I don't have the right words for it.
    3. That's the reason why I found it difficult to find the right words for it.

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    Re: words

    3. "That's the reason why I found it difficult to find the right words for it." OR
    3. "That's the reason why I found it difficult to find the right words for it."

    The others are OK. Yes, you will see your original sentence 3, but it's substandard (in my opinion).

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    Re: words

    As an additional point: "I found ... to find" is correct, but awkward from a style point.
    I found it difficult to put it into the right words.
    It was difficult to find the right words.

    Please use more descriptive titles for your post than "Words." You could have called this one "That's why/therefore" or even "the right words" but every post on our forums is about "words" so it's not a very good title.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: words

    I edited cubisto's thread title before I read any of the replies.

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