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Sentence correction

Post by Georgeaj » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:14 am

Hello,
Which one is correct?

1. Warts are commonly seen on the limbs and heads of dogs.
2. Warts are commonly seen on the limbs and head of dogs.

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Re: Sentence correction

Post by Joe » Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:35 am

Georgeaj wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:14 am
1. Warts are commonly seen on the limbs and heads of dogs. :ok:
2. Warts are commonly seen on the limbs and head of dogs. :nok:
#1

Imagine if warts did not affect the leg. It would be strange to say:

Warts are commonly seen on the head of dogs. :?: :?: :?: :nok:
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Re: Sentence correction

Post by Georgeaj » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:36 am

Hello,
It is not a question of where it is affecting. It is about head or heads

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Re: Sentence correction

Post by Joe » Sun Feb 03, 2019 7:43 am

Yes, and I gave you the answer: heads

But if you remove the legs from the sentence it makes it easier to see whether it should be head or heads.
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Re: Sentence correction

Post by Georgeaj » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:52 am

Hello,
Ok, Thank you.

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Re: Sentence correction

Post by sassybear » Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:42 am

#2 is correct.
because we are saying the dogs' heads
there are more than one dog's head.
we are saying most of the dogs who have warts.
do you understand? probably i cant explain well. XD

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