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a pebble in the water makes a ripple effect.. how to rephrase it?thx:)
2008년 2월 7일 오전 4:52
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Hi bean, I would rephrase the sentence as: "A pebble thrown into water causes ripples." I don't like Kameron's paraphrases. It's the water that ripples, not the pebble!
2008년 2월 7일
Each is more liberal a paraphrase than the previous. A pebble ripples when thrown into water. A pebble ripples. Pebbles ripple.
2008년 2월 7일
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