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Xu Mengwen 徐梦雯
sos !! :P a sentence... Many soldier were dead in the war. can I say like that? "dead" or "died" or "die"...?? OMG...help me,plz :P
29 de Set de 2012 às 15:12
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Well, this sentence is gramatically correct, but it just doesn't sound right. It's more natural to say "Many soldiers died in the war" (Talking about a war that already ended) or "Many soldiers have died in the war" (Talking about a war that takes place right now and hasn't ended yet). If you want to use the word "were", you can say "Many soldiers were killed in the war" turning it into a passive form of a different verb. I hope this helps. =)
29 de Setembro de 2012
"Many soldiers died in the war."
29 de Setembro de 2012
Xu Mengwen 徐梦雯
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