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    Bassim is offline VIP Member
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    Set against the backdrop of the deep blue sky

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    Set against the backdrop of the deep blue sky, the sun was mercilessly beating down.

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    Re: Set against the backdrop of the deep blue sky

    I seem to remember that when the sun is mercilessly beating down, the sky is a very pale blue ... but that may just be my eyesight.

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    Re: Set against the backdrop of the deep blue sky

    Maybe it is better if I write my sentence in this way.

    Set against the backdrop of a pale blue sky, the sun was mercilessly beating down.

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    Re: Set against the backdrop of the deep blue sky

    That's better. I think it would be even better if you began with the sun, which is what the sentence is about.
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    Re: Set against the backdrop of the deep blue sky

    Where else would the sun be?

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