Little Anna was blowing dandelion clocks

Bassim

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I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct.

Little Anna was blowing dandelion clocks in a field when a black Mercedes stopped with a screech in a nearby road. A man and a woman got out and sprinted towards her. As she saw them, she ran as fast as her little body could carry her.
 

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on a nearby road

her little legs
 

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Also:

When she saw them

and American English uses "toward" instead of "towards", as a rule.

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Dandelion clocks is a nice image, and instantly comprehensible, but I've never heard it. I'm not sure we have a term for dandelion seedheads -- or what you do to them, for that matter -- in American English.
 

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It only faintly rang my bell, too, but the American Heritage Dictionary lists it without comment. Words— use them or lose them.

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