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    Non-linguistic factors means things not about language. Things not related to langaua

    Dear All,

    Do you notice any grammatical errors in the sentences below. Please see the words in bold.

    Non-linguistic factors means things not about language. Things not related to langauage.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Non-linguistic factors means things not about language. Things not related to lan

    Quote Originally Posted by Ferdie11 View Post
    Dear All,

    Do you notice any grammatical errors in the sentences below. Please see the words in bold.

    Non-linguistic factors means things not about language. Things not related to langauage.

    Thanks in advance.
    The first is loosely right, though more careful speakers (and indeed thinkers) would not use 'about' in that way, but would supply another verb. The second is not a sentence.

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