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Native English speakers, could you please help me with these issues?

1. Imagine two people on the top pf a steep hill.

In that context, is this sentence correct:

"I wonder how they are going to come down. After all, the descent is more difficult than the climb."

2. And is this sentence correct:

"My house lies at/on a high point, so it's chilly in winter."

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  • 1 year ago
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    1. correct

    2. "at", not "on". Examples: "Lies at the highest point." "Lies at the lowest point." "Lies on the water's edge." "Lies on a culvert." "Lies at the end of a road." And it's "Winter", not "winter". I would say "My house lies at a high point; so it's chilly in Winter."

  • 1 year ago

    'I wonder how they're going to come down' suggests that you're wondering about the ROUTE. Will they perhaps take a different path?

    'I wonder how they're going to get down' is what you mean. It was very hard to go up, and it will be harder to come down.

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  • 1 year ago

    I wonder how they are going to get down. After all, the descent is more difficult than the climb.

    My house lies on a high point so it's chilly in Winter.

    • Mamie
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      1 year agoReport

      Do not capitalize the names of the seasons. They are generic common nouns.

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