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    Smile Life as a single mother

    Life as a single mother was hard, but she was determined to finish writing Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.


    I wonder if I could use "for" and "of" to replace "as" here. If yes, are there subtle nuances? Thanks.

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    Re: Life as a single mother

    Life as a single mother was hard
    meaning, being a single mother was hard

    The life of a single mother was hard
    meaning, a single mother's life is hard

    Life for a single mother was hard
    meaning, life, especially for a single mother, was hard

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    Re: Life as a single mother

    Thanks, Soup.
    I know you always have smart answer.

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