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    #1

    Check My Sentence Please

    Nothing has made me suffer as English has.


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    Re: Check My Sentence Please

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    Nothing has made me suffer as English has.
    Nothing has made me suffer so much as English.
    Nothing has made me suffer so much as English has.
    Nothing has made me suffer so much as English has made me suffer.


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    #3

    Re: Check My Sentence Please

    Nothing has made me suffer as English has.
    Very good. It has a literary quality, the kind of construction a good author would use.

    Nothing has made me suffer so much as English has.
    Also correct, but more prosaic.


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    Re: Check My Sentence Please

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    Nothing has made me suffer as English has.
    Very good. It has a literary quality, the kind of construction a good author would use.

    Nothing has made me suffer so much as English has.
    Also correct, but more prosaic.
    My version is more smooth-flowing and less abrupt to me. I guess I am a bad author.

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