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    After living in a busy city for a while

    I am wondering if my sentence is grammatically correct.

    After living in a busy city for a while, Anna found herself longing for her house in a quiet village on the coast.

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    Re: After living in a busy city for a while

    Does she already own this house in a quiet village?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: After living in a busy city for a while

    Yes. She does.

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    Re: After living in a busy city for a while

    I think she missed rather than longed for the house.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: After living in a busy city for a while

    Missing the house made her long for it.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: After living in a busy city for a while

    I'm OK with "longed" but I'd probably say she longed to move back to her other house.
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    Re: After living in a busy city for a while

    I think the sentence works.

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    Re: After living in a busy city for a while

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I think she missed rather than longed for the house.
    To me, it depends on how much she missed it.

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