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    The place we're looking for is just round the corner, a large white building with black window frames and a black double front door. All the railings in the street have gold tops like spears, and outside some of fthe houses are shiny brass plaques with names on.

    Why use "are" , not "have" here? Please.

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    It means '. . .outside some of the houses there are shiny brass plaques. . .'

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    and outside some of fthe houses have shiny brass plaques with names on.

    Is this correct? Please.

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    Any help? Please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    Any help? Please.
    Try to be a little patient. Some of us need to sleep at times.

    ... and outside some of the houses have shiny brass plaques with names on.

    This is possible.
    Last edited by 5jj; 11-Apr-2011 at 09:35.

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    Thank you.

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