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    Smile haunted

    1. Since then, what was haunting in his mind has been everything bad: frustration, jealousy, despair, and so forth.
    2. Since then, what has been haunting his mind is anything but good:frustration, jealousy, despair, and so forth.


    Which sentences make more sense? If none, how would you correct them? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: haunted

    I would say:

    "Since then, was has been haunting his mind has been nothing but good:jealousy, despair, frustration and so forth.

    I'm not too keen on "and so forth" however.

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    #3

    Re: haunted

    No, wait! Jealousy, despair, etc., are not good things. So "nothing but good" doesn't make sense.

    How about this:
    Since then, he has been haunted by all things bad: (and then the list)

    (I'm not a big fan of "and so forth" either, Noego.)

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    Re: haunted

    Holy!

    I just "nothing but good"!

    I guess I read "nothing good".

    My fault for reading too quickly.

    Yes, Barb_D is entirely right.

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    Re: haunted

    Thanks, Noego and Barb.

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