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    #1

    the man was sweating profusely

    Are my sentences natural?

    After a hectic day of workout at the gym, the man was sweating profusely. I thought the intense workout'd been a hassle, but it turned out he was indulging himself.
    To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.

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    Re: the man was sweating profusely

    Surely he didn't really spend the whole day working out at the gym?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: the man was sweating profusely

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Surely he didn't really spend the whole day working out at the gym?
    Would it be OK "After three hectic hours at the gym"?
    To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.

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    Re: the man was sweating profusely

    Would it be OK "After three hectic hours at the gym" be OK?
    I wouldn't use "hectic". I'd got for "hard" or "arduous".

    Don't use "workout'd" to mean "workout had". We really only use the apostrophe+d construction for "I'd/You'd/He'd/She'd/We'd/They'd".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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