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    GUEST2008 is offline Key Member
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    Hi

    Did you never read your Aldous Huxley?

    Is "your" necessary?

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    not a teacher

    No.
    I'd accept it if he had written only one book.
    However, in an informal talk the other person might know which book you are refering to.

    Edit: What are you trying to say at all?
    Last edited by Michael84; 29-Jun-2011 at 16:57. Reason: add

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    It's one woman asking another:

    Did you never read your Aldous Huxley?’

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    Re: your

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    It's one woman asking another:

    Did you never read your Aldous Huxley?’
    not a teacher

    1) Did you never read your Aldous Huxley?
    - Did you never read [your copy of] the book "bla bla" (the one the woman got in mind and knows the other woman has it) of Aldous Huxley?
    2) Did you never read Aldous Huxley?
    - Did you never read any books of Aldous Huxley?

    My understanding.
    Last edited by Michael84; 29-Jun-2011 at 17:02. Reason: edit

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