Posted by Henry2 on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 3:35pm.
Are these constructions possible in English? I know they are possible in German.
1.I'm long-, curly- and dark-haired.
2. She is a curved-eyebrowed person.
3. She is narrow-mouthed.
4. She is a thick eye-lidded girl.
5. I hardly every sulk about people (???)
6. The bus journey to school takes me forty minutes (Which word is best to mean the route from home to school: journey or travel?)
7. At about six is a mistake. Correction: About six /or at six.
8. fair-skinned: pale-skinned
- English - SraJMcGin, Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:16pm
1. Ah, referring to hair, then yes, you could.
2. "curved-eyebrowed" no. She is curved or most probably the eyebrows are curved? Perh aps "curved-eyebrow" person.
3. Could be but I doubt that you would hear it - more apt to hear "small-mouthed" in my opinion.
4. "thick-lidded eye
5. Why not.
6. The bus route
7. Could be "at about six" but I like the other 2 chooices better.
- English - Writeacher, Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 4:50pm
Haven't I already gone over several of these for you? Why do you repeat them and make someone do double-work?
Please post only the sentences/phrases that have NOT been corrected for you.
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