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  1. greeneyedbanker

    English help please

    Which sentence expresses the idea the best:

    The track was clear, and the runners were ready.
    On the clear track, the runners were ready to run.

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    Re: English help please

    The answer has to lie in the context of the sentence. #1 is plainer; #2 has a more literary effect.

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