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    Smile Maria is facing her mid-life crisis.

    Maria is facing her mid-life crisis. She lacks confidence and feels insecure about future.


    Does the line in bold sound right? Are there other alternate ways to convey the idea? Thanks.


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    Re: Maria is facing her mid-life crisis.

    It is grammatically fine, though it would be better to say "a mid-life crisis". "Her mid-life crisis" implies that every person has one.

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    Re: Maria is facing her mid-life crisis.

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    It is grammatically fine, though it would be better to say "a mid-life crisis". "Her mid-life crisis" implies that every person has one.
    Thanks, Anglika.
    Now I get it.

    You know what! The base sentence sounds pretty good in our mother tongue. Namely, it doesn't imply that every person has one.

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