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San
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San asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 2 months ago

Which sentence is normal?

A. People are running out through the now open door.

B. People are running out through the door, which is now open.

Thanks!

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  • 2 months ago
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    They are both correct, but the first version would usually not be spoken; you would read it in a story. In real life we would say, "People are running out through the door, which is now open".

    I assume that the fact the door is now open is a step in the narrative: presumably the author is drawing our attention to the fact that the door, which was closed before, is now open.

  • 2 months ago

    B, because it also suggests that the door has only just been opened to enable them to get out.

  • 2 months ago

    Both are poorly constructed. Make life simple. People are running out through the doorway. It is obviously open or they couldn't run there.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The second one, but the first one is not wrong, it just sounds a bit unnatural

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