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    Correct sentences

    Are the following sentences correct grammatically ?

    1. He has many furniture .

    2. The truck driver had lost controlled of this vehicle .

    3. The driver of the car had lost control of his car in the accident .

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    Re: Correct sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarmizi
    Are the following sentences correct grammatically ?

    1. He has many furniture .

    I think 'furniture" is uncountable,so you should use "much".

    2. The truck driver had lost controlled of this vehicle .
    The truck drive had lost control of this vehicle.

    3. The driver of the car had lost control of his car in the accident .
    I don't know how to correct this sentence, sorry.

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    Re: Correct sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarmizi
    Are the following sentences correct grammatically ?

    1. He has many furniture .
    Eric is right. It should be much furniture. (You could say "He has many furnitures" except "furnitures" is not used.)

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarmizi
    2. The truck driver had lost controlled of this vehicle .
    The expression is lost control (as Eric noted). The sentence would normally be expressed as: "The truck driver lost control of his vehicle." (You don't need the "has" unless circumstances require you to use the past perfect. Context determines that.)

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarmizi
    3. The driver of the car had lost control of his car in the accident .
    That sentence is fine if you need to use past perfect. Otherwise, use simple past. In that case it would be: "The driver of the car lost control of his car in the accident."

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    :D Thanks RonBee!

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    Question Re: Correct sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Eric is right. It should be much furniture. (You could say "He has many furnitures" except "furnitures" is not used.)



    The expression is lost control (as Eric noted). The sentence would normally be expressed as: "The truck driver lost control of his vehicle." (You don't need the "has" unless circumstances require you to use the past perfect. Context determines that.)



    That sentence is fine if you need to use past perfect. Otherwise, use simple past. In that case it would be: "The driver of the car lost control of his car in the accident."

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    Instead of "lost control of his car" must be "lost control over his car", as"control" reqires preposition "over" and not "of".

    Am I right?

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    Arrow Re: Correct sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by balveer singh bhatnagar View Post
    Instead of "lost control of his car" must be "lost control over his car", as"control" reqires preposition "over" and not "of".

    Am I right?

    Likewise neither "much" nor "many" is appropriate for furnitue as furniture is as uncountable, therefore, it can not be used with "s" -"furnitures" and must have "lot of furniture" in place of much or many.

    Am I right?
    Last edited by balveer singh bhatnagar; 04-Sep-2008 at 17:37. Reason: neither and nor should be used singularly

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    Re: Correct sentences



    3. The driver of the car had lost control of his car in the accident .


    suggested :

    In the accident, the driver had lost control over his car .

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