Life has thrown punches

Discussion in 'English Only' started by supermarioutd, Feb 11, 2019 at 9:38 PM.

  1. supermarioutd Senior Member

    Persian
    Hello to all,

    Does this sentence work?

    Life has thrown painful punches at me but I am still standing.

    Does it make sense to say life throws punches at you?
     
  2. AnythingGoes Senior Member

    English - USA (Midwest/Appalachia)
    Yes, that's a good sentence. You might want to add some before "painful". It won't change the meaning but it is a little more natural to me.
     

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