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Hi,

   I am having a little difficulty with this sentence and hope someone can help.

  

The sound was terrifying and reminded him of Harfiro, and anything sounding like him could not be good.

or

The sound was terrifying and reminded him of Harfiro, and nothing sounding  like Harfiro could not be good.

 

The second one doesn't really sound right but when I type in anything, the checker wants me to change it to nothing.

 

Hope some can help here.

words correct Usage asked May 14 '13 at 21:29 Lee New member

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Both of the sentence sound weird and choppy.

I would reword it to make it flow better.

For example: When he heard that terrifying sound, it reminded him of Harfiro; anything that can make that sound couldn't be good.

The comma is optional because it adds a breaking point within the sentence, but I added it because it smooths out the sentence more.

I added the semicolon because I'm connecting two similar ideas together.

If you wanted to keep the sentence you have then keep "anything". Don't always rely on the checker.

link answered May 17 '13 at 16:03 brandon helling New member

Thank you so much. Yes, I think I will reword it as suggested.

LeeJun 11 '13 at 00:16

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