felt like they would just go on forever?

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Are the following OK? Could you fix any errors?


  1. Remember when summer days felt like they were going to go on forever?
  2. Remember when summer days we both felt like they would just go on forever?
  3. Remember summer days when we both felt like they would just go on forever?
  4. Remember summer days when they both felt like they were going to go on forever?
 

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(1) OK
(2) Would prefer "Remember when we both felt like summer days would just etc."
(3) OK
(4) No. The summer days didn't experience the "feeling" ("they both felt like"). We experienced the "feeling".
 
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The summer days didn't experience the "feeling" ("they both felt like"). We experienced the "feeling".

According to the sentence above, how about the first sentence? It seems that in the first sentence summer days feel like as they do in the fourth sentence.
 

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Use sentence 1. The others are no good.
 

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#3 is OK because because the speaker refers to him/herself and another person.
 

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The problem with #4 is the term "both".
 

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Remember summer days when we both felt like they would just go on forever?

How about adding 'the' before 'summer days'?

Remember the summer days when we both felt like/felt as if they would just go on forever?

Does it make the sentence any better?
 

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How about adding 'the' before 'summer days'?

Remember the summer days when we both felt like/felt as if they would just go on forever?

Does it make the sentence any better?

I thought the definite article is not an option.
 

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The definite article works there because the speaker is asking the listener to remember the specific summer days that felt like they would go on forever. It only works, though, if "that" is added before "felt".

Remember the/those summer days that felt like they would go on forever?

Note that I have turned it into a question. That's far more natural than the imperative.
 
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