Trouble understanding bond shifting

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Hello there ,
I am unable to understand the presence of lone pair and also the bond shifting . It would be a great help if anybody could help me understand this.
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initially in C2H7O, oxygen atom has 3 bonded and 2 un-bonded electrons. which makes it quite unstable. When it reacts with water, water acts as bronsted base and accepts an H+ ion and becomes H30+. in this way product comes out to be ethyl alcohol and H3O+.
 
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initially in C2H7O, oxygen atom has 3 bonded and 2 un-bonded electrons. which makes it quite unstable. When it reacts with water, water acts as bronsted base and accepts an H+ ion and becomes H30+. in this way product comes out to be ethyl alcohol and H3O+.
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