The prime minister turned overnight from

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I am wondering if my sentences are grammatically correct. I have used "fortified tower" and "rickety shed" symbolically.

The prime minister turned overnight from a fortified tower into a rickety shed. Without friends and allies, she cuts a lonely figure, vulnerable and doomed to downfall.
 

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It's fine. In fact, I rather like it.

(I wonder who "she" could be! ;-))
 

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Nice. (I wonder who inspired you to create this example!)

By the way, you haven't used those phrases "symbolically", but metaphorically.


(Edit: Once again, emsr2d2 got there before me!)
 

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jutfrank,

Honestly, nobody inspired me to write the above sentence. I just like to read all kinds of books, and I listen to the UK radio every day in order to know what is happening in the UK politics and other spheres of life. I am just trying to express myself so that a reader gets a picture in his mind, which would lead him or her to their own associations and thoughts.
 

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I think jutfrank was asking the same question as I was (sarcastically, since we both know exactly who it's about).
 

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emsr2d2,

I apologise for misunderstanding jutfrank's question. I read his post quickly without thinking what he actually meant.
 

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I am just trying to express myself so that a reader gets a picture in his mind, which would lead him or her to their own associations and thoughts.

Yes, well, you've obviously done a good job. emsr2d2 and I had identical associations and then identical reactions.
 

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You might want to consider placing overnight at the end of the sentence.
 

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