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Post by Stevenloan » Sun May 13, 2018 4:38 am

Hi everybody! This is a situation: after my aunt and my uncle talked for a while, they talked very loudly and in an angry way. Are the following sentences used correctly?

1. "Their words got heated"
2. "They exchanged intense words"

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

StevenLoan
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Post by tony h » Sun May 13, 2018 11:00 am

1. "Their words got heated"
2. "They exchanged intense words"
- these don't really work.

Rather:
- They exchanged insults.
- They had a heated exchange.

- It became intense.
- Their exchange/conversation became heated.
- It got heated.
- Their exchange got heated.
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I'm puzzled therefore I think.

Re: Words

Post by Stevenloan » Tue May 15, 2018 3:40 pm

tony h : Thanks a lot for your versions. They really help.
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