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    Upon inspection, the seat cushion were found not to be upholstered. / Upon inspection, the seat cushions were not found to be upholstered.

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    Default Re: Which sentence is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Annecy View Post
    Upon inspection, the seat cushion were found not to be upholstered. / Upon inspection, the seat cushions were not found to be upholstered.
    It depends what you mean.

    In #1, the cushions are definitely not upholstered and the inspection revealed that fact.
    In #2, the cushions were inspected. That is all we can say for sure. Perhaps the inspector failed to notice that they were upholstered. Perhaps they weren't upholstered.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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