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Confused how to make a sentence in keeping with the context

Post by Hasib » Thu May 07, 2020 12:33 pm

I have shared a video of a Qur'an recitation on Facebook because it's so melodious to listen to and wanted everyone should listen to it. Can I say it like this below sentence or how can I say it so that it sounds natural.

You can't even imagine how beautiful a Qur'an recitation can be unless you listen to it.

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Re: Confused how to make a sentence in keeping with the context

Post by Firefox » Thu May 07, 2020 2:05 pm

Hasib wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 12:33 pm
I have shared a video of a Qur'an recitation on Facebook because it's so melodious to listen to and wanted everyone should listen to it. Can I say it like this below sentence or how can I say it so that it sounds natural.

You can't even imagine how beautiful a Qur'an recitation can be unless you listen to it.
You will never know how beautiful a Qur'an recitation is until you listen to one.

The above is idiomatic English and appropriate for the context, in my opinion.

Why do I not say "imagine"? Because after you have listened to it you don't have to imagine it. In fact you can't imagine it because you already know.

But that's just me :mrgreen:

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