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    Default Does it sound natural?

    This phenomenon can be observed in blind person.


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    Default Re: Does it sound natural?

    No.

    I am afraid that I don't know what you are trying to say.

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    Default Re: Does it sound natural?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    No.

    I am afraid that I don't know what you are trying to say.
    Sorry.
    It refers to "This phenomenon can be observed in blind people/the blind."
    Now please edit it.

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    Default Re: Does it sound natural?

    The phrase "blind person" seems having been widely used (2 million hits in Google search):

    How to Interact With a Blind Person

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    Default Re: Does it sound natural?

    A blind person = singular
    Blind people = plural
    The blind = collective noun

    Whatever this phenomenon is, you would need to say:

    This phenomenon can be observed in blind people.
    This phenomenon can be observed in a blind person.
    This phenomenon can be observed in the blind.

    Without knowing the context, it's impossible to know which (if any) is correct.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Does it sound natural?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Sorry.
    It refers to "This phenomenon can be observed in blind people/the blind."
    Now please edit it.
    That's fine.
    The phrase "blind person" seems having been widely used (2 million hits in Google search):
    You can find anything you want by going to google. That does not prove it is acceptable. The link you provided is called 'How to interact with a blind person'.

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