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    Rabbits have long ears/two ears

    1. Rabbits have long ears.
    2. Rabbits have two long ears.

    Is sentence 2 natural?

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    Re: Rabbits have long ears/two ears

    It is grammatically OK but I'm not sure it's necessary to specify that any mammal has two ears. As far as I know, that's the standard number of ears for mammals.

    Now, if you had a rabbit with three long ears, that would be worth mentioning.

    I would stick to "Rabbits have long ears".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Rabbits have long ears/two ears

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I would stick to "Rabbits have long ears".
    'ear! 'ear!

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    Re: Rabbits have long ears/two ears

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    'ear! 'ear!
    What do you mean?

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    Re: Rabbits have long ears/two ears

    Hear! Hear! is a way of expressing agreement or approval. I dropped the aitches in a not very succesful attempt to be humorous.

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    Re: Rabbits have long ears/two ears

    Ah, I see. I've checked it: hear - Definition and pronunciation | Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary at OxfordLearnersDictionaries.com
    That's an advanced-level humour (joke or wordplay) to us (English learners, well, to me at least).

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    Re: Rabbits have long ears/two ears

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I dropped the aitches in a not very succesful attempt to be humorous.
    It made me smile.

    Rover

    , not

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