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    alpacinoutd is offline Key Member
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    I stood there watching the waves lick at the sand.

    Is this correct?

    I stood there watching the waves lick at the sand. The Atlantic was gentle and its faint murmur was the only sound in the world.

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    Re: I stood there watching the waves lick at the sand.

    We usually say lap the sand.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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