Take the 2-minute tour ×
English Language & Usage Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I did a Google search on the the sentence, "We grew warmer and warmer," and it only came up with a few hits, not even one page worth. So is this grammatically incorrect? Is there a better way to put this?

share|improve this question
    
What are you trying to say? Context would be very helpful, as the sentence, while grammatically correct, does not make much sense. –  snumpy Mar 28 '11 at 19:59
    
I'm trying to make a sentence like this: "We embraced, growing warmer and warmer." Basically two people embrace each other tightly during a winter night, and their tight embrace warms each other up more and more. –  language hacker Mar 28 '11 at 20:04

2 Answers 2

up vote 5 down vote accepted

The phrase works absolutely fine in the context you describe.

share|improve this answer

It' grammatically correct. Perhaps the reason you received so few results from Google has something to do with the phrase being rather bland.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.