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    jctgf is offline Key Member
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    is this sentence ok?

    "I have just unveiled a secret about the..."

    hi,
    is this sentence ok? should I use another verb? which one is more appropriate?
    thanks

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    Re: is this sentence ok?

    I'm not a professional teacher, but I would suggest that "uncovered" would be a more natural choice for that sentence. "Unveil" seems to be confined to formal, literal use these days, as with statues and commemorative plaques or to the formal presentation of celebrity personages, as in "Arsenal unveiled their new signing at a press conference this morning."

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    Re: is this sentence ok?

    hi,
    "discovered" would also be an option?
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    Re: is this sentence ok?

    Secrets get "revealed" - new cars or new sculptures get "unveiled."

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