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Is this sentence grammatically correct: The flamboyant buildings reflected in the pool. If not please can someone correct it?
You've missed a verb. Depending on whether you want the sentence to be in present or past tense, it should be either "are reflected" (present) or "were reflected" (past).
Original post by penguingirl18
You've missed a verb. Depending on whether you want the sentence to be in present or past tense, it should be either "are reflected" (present) or "were reflected" (past).

You're assuming there that he or she isn't actually using 'reflected' as a verb...

Original post by Blazing_Legend
Is this sentence grammatically correct: The flamboyant buildings reflected in the pool. If not please can someone correct it?

It could be very clever, but it probably isn't - using the word 'reflected' both as an adjective in the normal sense, and a verb in the sense of 'thinking about things'. However, if you just want to say that the buildings are being reflected by the water of the pool, then you need the verb 'to be', as penguingirl has indicated.
Original post by Reality Check
You're assuming there that he or she isn't actually using 'reflected' as a verb...


It could be very clever, but it probably isn't - using the word 'reflected' both as an adjective in the normal sense, and a verb in the sense of 'thinking about things'. However, if you just want to say that the buildings are being reflected by the water of the pool, then you need the verb 'to be', as penguingirl has indicated.

Got it , thank you so much

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