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    alenchen is offline Newbie
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    Confucius...

    Could you tell me, please, if the words in this saying are used correct?

    The educated person, having reached well-being, should spend his days in idleness flying a kite
    Confucius

    Thank you

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    Re: Confucius...

    Quote Originally Posted by alenchen View Post
    Could you tell me, please, if the words in this saying are used correctly?

    The educated person, having reached well-being, should spend his days in idleness, flying a kite.
    Confucius.

    Thank you.
    Hello alenchen, and welcome to the forum.
    To me, "well-being" does not work in the above. Try, for example, "contentedness".

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    Re: Confucius...

    I see you have already asked this question in the WR forum and received many replies.

    I notice that you made the same mistake again by failing to end the quoted sentence with a full stop (period).

    In future, please provide a link to answers you have got in another forum and tell us why you were not satisfied with them. This will help to save the time of our members as we won't need to repeat what you have already learnt.

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