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    GoodTaste is offline Key Member
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    the dreams in their hearts

    In Beijing, the young without money can realize in this way the dreams in their hearts.

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    Re: Does this sentence sound natural in English?

    It's not natural. Write This way, young, poor people in Beijing can realize their dreams.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Does this sentence sound natural in English?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    It's not natural. Write This way, young, poor people in Beijing can realize their dreams.
    Do "young, poor people" particularly refer to "young people who are poor"?

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    Re: Does this sentence sound natural in English?

    Yes, but you could also use penniless if you want to emphasise their poverty, in BrE at least.

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    Re: Does this sentence sound natural in English?

    Please note that I have changed your thread title.


    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Re: Does this sentence sound natural in English?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Yes, but you could also use penniless if you want to emphasise their poverty, in BrE at least.
    Is it possible that "young, poor people" means "young people and poor people" too?

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    Re: Does this sentence sound natural in English?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoodTaste View Post
    Is it possible that "young, poor people" means "young people and poor people" too?

    You would say "young people and poor people" for that.

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