Is the last sentence correct in its expression? Thanks T_T

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Mid-Autumn Festival is a festival that the Chinese celebrate. Behind it is a beautiful legend. ( Is this sentence making sense? ) Thanks very much! T_T
 

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Is the last sentence correct in its expression?

That's not bad, but you should revise it a little. For one thing, you need the definite article in the first sentence, thus:

  • The Mid-Autumn Festival is a festival that the Chinese celebrate. Behind it is a beautiful legend.

To make it more idiomatic you might want to change it a bit more, thus:

  • The Mid-Autumn Festival is a festival that the Chinese celebrate. Behind it is a beautiful story. It is the legend of....

Or perhaps:

  • The Mid-Autumn Festival is a festival that the Chinese celebrate. Behind it is a legend that has enchanted Chinese people for centuries.

Or:

  • The Mid-Autumn Festival is a festival that the Chinese celebrate. Behind it is a story that has enchanted Chinese people for centuries.

I prefer story to legend. It (story) is the more generic word. However, legend is okay there, I am quite sure.

Did I overdo it? :wink:

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No, Ronbee! Many thanks for the choices given above. ^O^
 

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What is the legend? ;-)
 
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