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kenab
Slovenia

urgent help
 
Is it possible to paraphrase  the sentence  Their living as a wife and a  husband wasn īt happy. with : Their relationship wasn īt happy.  I somehow expect the answer: Their marriage wasn īt  happy. 
 
Thanks a lot for your help! Eli

16 Feb 2011      



edrodmedina
United States

Hello. The underlined phrase while not incorrect sounds better as husband and wife, just as bread and butter sounds better than butter and bread. Depending on what is meant by living as husband and wife it could be either "relationship" (unmarried couple living as husband and wife) or marriage if they are legal. 

16 Feb 2011     



kenab
Slovenia

Thanks.

16 Feb 2011