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Native English speakers, could you please help me with these issues?
Which is correct:
a) "I walked down the staircase, but even IN THE MIDDLE of it, I looked back to get another glimpse of the building."
Orb) "I walked down the staircase, but even IN THE MIDST of it, I looked back to get another glimpse of the building."
- Benny FitzLv 62 months agoFavorite Answer
I descended the staircase but paused halfway to look back for another glimpse of the building.
- Anonymous4 weeks ago
First of all, your use of "even" makes no sense. You are making the sentence unnecessarily clumsy.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Difficult to be in the middle or midst of a staircase unless it has collapsed - "I walked down the stairs and when I was halfway I turned to get another glimpse of the building."
- CogitoLv 72 months ago
"As I walked down the staircase I paused half way to take another glance at the building."
If you were 'in the middle or midst of a staircase, you'd actually be imbedded in it - you'd have fallen through it and were stuck mid-way.