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Sometimes when I wake up in the morning, I feel my eyelids stick like glue to my eyes due to eye goo. It takes a while for me to open my eyes fully and see clearly.

Hi,

Does the above sound good, the bolded part in particular? Thanks.
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AngliholicDoes the above sound good, the bolded part in particular?
Here's my opinion. It would sound a lot better if you removed "due to eye goo". I could have gone all day without that unpleasant image. Emotion: smile

CJ
I would suggest that your eyelids stick to each other, rather than to your eyes. When I was a child, we called the goo "sleep".
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I believe that is an early sign of pink eye
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AngliholicDoes the above sound good, the bolded part in particular?
Here's my opinion. It would sound a lot better if you removed "due to eye goo". I could have gone all day without that unpleasant image.

CJ

Thanks, CJ.

But I don't get the bolded part in your post; could you throw more light? Thanks again.

PhilipI would suggest that your eyelids stick to each other, rather than to your eyes. When I was a child, we called the goo "sleep".


Thanks, Philip.

In fact, it's my upper eyelids that stick a bit to my eyes, not completely, and I don't know how to describe it by using the right word.
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AnonymousI believe that is an early sign of pink eye

Thanks, Anon.

Btw, is it right to say, "I developed/got/had a pink eye the other day?"
AngliholicI could have gone all day without that unpleasant image. ... I don't get the bolded part in your post
Hmmm. What don't you get? It's a somewhat humorous way of saying that "eye goo" is unpleasant to imagine, visualize, or think about.

"go all day without" = "live the entire day without"

"go without" = "do without" = "get by without" = "survive without"

So it says, in a way,

If you hadn't mentioned "eye goo", you would not have ruined my day.

Of course, you didn't ruin my day. It's a mock complaint! Emotion: smile

CJ
Well, I had the same thing, but for me it was just conjunctivitis. It could be that.
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