Is the following sentence grammatically correct ?

Jessica is a spiritually centred person who loves every being she comes in contact with.

Is it correct to say being instead of human being ?

  • Animals are usually considered beings too, so it's correct, but it means something different. I can say "John likes blue cars" or "John likes cars", but they do not mean exactly the same.
    – oerkelens
    Jun 3 '17 at 9:31
  • being: "3. countable noun - You can refer to any real or imaginary creature as a being. People expect a horse to perform like a car, with no thought for its feelings as a living being. ...beings from outer space."
    – user3169
    Jun 3 '17 at 22:50

Yes, you can use being instead of human being, but human being is more common than being. The use of being is ambiguous; it may mean a human being or a living creature.


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