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Unread postby marcchehab » Mon Oct 13, 2008 2:39 pm

hello everybody

the other day in class I came across this:
'I have the least money of us all.'

It sounded utterly strange to my ears, that usually don't let me down, but I still am pretty unsure. I know 'the least' as an adverb of course. But as a normal adjective?

What are your thoughts?
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Re: the least

Unread postby marcchehab » Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:40 pm

Thanks for the lively discussion :)

I had the chance to ask a colleague, who's a native speaker. She told me it's absolutely ok to say that.
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