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Bevis Shao
replace 1. The woods were all replaced by two schools, which were linked to the village by a new road. In fact, the piece of land was for woods. Then they were removed. Finally two schools were built in the same area. So, is sentence 1 right? Does sentence 2 mean the same thing? 2. A road ran south from the village to two schools, which covered the land for woods in older times.
Oct 4, 2016 10:28 AM
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Hello, In the first sentence the land was originally woodland/woods, all of the woods were cleared so that schools could be built. So now there is no woodland at all, only two schools. Sentence 2 could mean the same but you need to change it a little, "A road ran south from the village to two schools, built on land which was covered by woods in older times." Hope this helps Bob
October 4, 2016
Bevis Shao
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English
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English