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"This sentence is an exaggeration."

"This sentence is exaggerated." 

 

Are these two sentences natural or unnatural and is there a meaning difference between them?

Thank you so much in advance.

asked Jan 26 at 11:25 Hans Contributor

Both of the sentences are correct , but i prefer to paraphrase the first sentence to be :This sentence sound like an exaggeration.both of them have the same meaning.

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The first sentence describes another sentence as an exaggeration and is correct.

This sentence is an exaggeration.

 

The second sentence has all of the correct elements of a sentence but doesn't make sense.  A sentence can be an exaggeration, as in "I've told you a million times not to do that.", but can't be exaggerated.

This sentence is exaggerated.

link comment answered Jan 27 at 00:24 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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