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    Correct words

    When people are able to purify their mind/minds they will live more happily in their environment/environments.

    1. Should it be mind or minds?

    2. Should it be environment or environments?

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    Re: Correct words

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    When people are able to purify their mind/minds they will live more happily in their environment/environments.

    1. Should it be mind or minds? Minds - we have one each.

    2. Should it be environment or environments? Both are possible. It depends on whether you think of all people living in one environment (i.e., that of the world) or of different (groups of) people living in different environments.
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    Re: Correct words

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    When people are able to purify their mind/minds they will live more happily in their environment/environments.

    1. Should it be mind or minds?

    2. Should it be environment or environments?

    Thanks.
    i am not the teacher ,i think it should be the environment and mind

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    Re: Correct words

    Quote Originally Posted by sarah GREEK View Post
    iI am not the teacher ,.i Ithink it should be 'the environment' and 'mind'.
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