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    #1

    all your..

    all your sentence is wrong

    or

    all your sentences are wrong?


    all your cows/cow are/is dead.

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    #2

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    One sentence or several sentences (plural)?
    One cow or several cows (plural)?

    ps. Please start your sentences with a captal letter.

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    Re: all your..

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    One sentence or several sentences (plural)?
    One cow or several cows (plural)?

    ps. Please start your sentences with a captal letter.
    One sentence can be defined as ALL also??

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    I'm not saying it's flat out wrong, but "all your" sounds strange with singular objects. I'd only use it for plural objects:

    "All your bases belong to us."
    "All your cows are dead."
    "All your sentences are incorrect."

    Technically, there should be an 'of' between 'all' and 'your', but sometimes native speakers omit it.

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    Re: all your..

    Quote Originally Posted by ahmin92 View Post
    One sentence can be defined as ALL also??
    I wouldn't use "all" in the sentence "Your all sentence is wrong". It sounds weird to me. I would say - Your whole sentence is wrong.

    But "All your sentences are wrong" seems correct to me.

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    Re: all your..

    Quote Originally Posted by SlickVic9000 View Post
    Technically, there should be an 'of' between 'all' and 'your', but sometimes native speakers omit it.
    I would also said "All of your sentences are wrong". Without "of" it makes me feel that I missed something.

    Is it serious mistake? Which one ("all your..." or "all of your...") sounds better grammatically?

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    Re: all your..

    Both 'All your sentences ...' and 'all of your sentences ...' are grammatically correct.

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