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    Jasmine could not see opposite people

    Is this correct and natural?

    Jasmine could not see opposite people for too long. She didn't fear them. She feared that her eyes would give her away. That people could see the darkness in her heart seeping through her eyes.

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    Re: Jasmine could not see opposite people

    No. What on earth are "opposite people"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Jasmine could not see opposite people

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    No. What on earth are "opposite people"?
    I mean sitting in a position where you are face to face with people.

    Portrait of people sitting opposite of each other:

    https://www.shutterstock.com/image-p...her-1448291348
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 23-Mar-2021 at 21:55. Reason: Made hyperlink work

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    Re: Jasmine could not see opposite people

    I think the confusion is that you said "see opposite" instead of "sit opposite." The rest is fine.
    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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    Re: Jasmine could not see opposite people

    Quote Originally Posted by alpacinoutd View Post
    Portrait of people sitting opposite of each other:

    https://www.shutterstock.com/image-p...her-1448291348
    The word in red above is incorrect. I clicked on the link (once I'd fixed it) and I can see that it is in the original caption even though they correctly omitted it in the name of the file.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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