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adveture vs adventorous

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adveture vs adventorous

Postby hanuman_2000 » Wed Oct 27, 2004 6:26 am

Sir,

I like to read adveturous books.

I like to read adventure books.

Which one is correct ?

Please comment why adventorous can not be used in (1).

Thanks.
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Postby Alan » Thu Oct 28, 2004 9:38 am

'Adventurous' means 'loving adventure': clearly books cannot be described in that way!

The normal expression, in any case, is adventutre stories.
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