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    #1

    elevated everyone's spirits

    Hi.

    Today the media said that there's an improvement of coronavirus vaccine. All the tested volunteers have antibody now and they are healthy. I think this is good news to everyone and will cheer us up. I wrote "The good news elevated everyone's spirits". Is my sentence natural?

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    #2

    Re: elevated everyone's spirits

    It's okay, but raised says the same thing with three fewer syllables.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: elevated everyone's spirits

    Lifted also says the same thing.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    #4

    Re: elevated everyone's spirits

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hi.

    Today, the media said that there's been an improvement a breakthrough of with a potential coronavirus vaccine. All the tested volunteers have antibodies now and they are healthy. I think this is good news to for everyone and will cheer us up. I wrote "The good news elevated everyone's spirits". Is my sentence natural?
    Note my changes above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: elevated everyone's spirits

    Today, the media said that there's been a breakthrough with a potential coronavirus vaccine.
    I want to write this sentence down in my notebook. I wonder if I need to say "Today, some media...." or the original sentence is okay.

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    #6

    Re: elevated everyone's spirits

    Stick to the original.

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    #7

    Re: elevated everyone's spirits

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    I wonder if I need to say "Today, some media...." or if the original sentence is okay.
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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