Acquired life occurences and experiences.

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Yuukan

Senior Member
Spanish
Hello, I wonder if the following sentence is correct:

I'm describing a new CD release;

The lyrics in this CD are an evidence or a testimony of acquired life occurences and experiences.

I would like to write something natural.

Thanks a lot!
 
  • Copyright

    Senior Member
    American English
    Make it short, sweet and personal -- forget the recording medium:

    The lyrics of these songs reflect my life experiences.
     

    Parla

    Member Emeritus
    English - US
    Hello, I wonder if the following sentence is correct:

    I'm describing a new CD release;

    The lyrics in this CD are an evidence or a testimony of acquired life occurences and experiences.

    I would like to write something natural.

    Thanks a lot!
    You have too many words in your sentence!

    First, a couple of small corrections: Neither "evidence" nor "testimony" requires an article before it. One doesn't acquire occurrences [note the spelling: two r's]; an occurrence is simply an event. And while it's "evidence of," it's "testimony to."

    In my observation, song lyrics are often testimony to life experiences. (The "acquired" isn't really necessary; if you're singing about your life experiences, or your songs are testimony to them, it's understood that those experiences have been acquired by you.)

    If you want to say, rather, that the lyrics are evidence of the singer's life experiences, probably "reflect" would be better than "are evidence of." Just a suggestion.
     

    Yuukan

    Senior Member
    Spanish
    Thanks Copyright!

    and ok Parla!! thanks! you are right!!
    I will make the modifications you suggested, thanks!!

    Have a nice day!
     
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