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  1. renee h
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    is this sentence grammaricly correct?

    A pivitol time in my life it was suddenly evident I merit time to stop and smell the roses.

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    Re: is this sentence grammaricly correct?

    no... it is a mess...

    Try it this way....

    When I finally took time to stop and smell the roses it was a pivitol time in my life.

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    Smile Re: is this sentence grammaricly correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by renee h View Post
    A pivitol time in my life it was suddenly evident I merit time to stop and smell the roses.
    Hello

    Carl's correction is excellent. If, however, you wish to draw attention to the "pivot" rather than the roses, you could use:

    "As it was a pivotal time in my life, it was suddenly evident to me that I owed myself the time to stop and smell the roses."

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