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    Please correct the following phrase

    A glance can convey more than a thousand words can not.


    glance=look


    thanks,

    Chiranjeevi.

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    Re: Please correct the following phrase

    well, there is a saying
    " One picture is worth a thousand words".

    You'll have to rephrase your original sentence though

    A glance can convey more than a thousand words. [can not is wrong here ,because the negation is contradictory and grammatically wrong.If used at all, it would have to be " more than a a thousand words can]

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    Re: Please correct the following phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by chiru_thota View Post
    A glance can convey more than a thousand words can not.


    glance=look


    thanks,

    Chiranjeevi.
    I think she means; Eyes that speak a thousand words.

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    Re: Please correct the following phrase

    That's a new phrase for me, Torben. What does it mean?

    An alternative what what Bea proposed: A glance can convey what [more than] a thousand words cannot.

    {not a teacher}

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