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    Default Pls help me with this weird phrase

    I need an explanation for this phrase "with fully support". Why "fully" can go with "support" when it is a noun?

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    Default Re: Pls help me with this weird phrase

    It seems incorrect. Where did you find it?
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    Default Re: Pls help me with this weird phrase

    That's a simple one: it's wrong!

    You can say 'This computer comes with full support' or 'This computer is fully supported'.
    In the first 'support' is a noun and hence the adjective 'full' is used, whereas in the second it is a past participle verb form, hence the adverb.

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    Default Re: Pls help me with this weird phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by robbarron View Post
    That's a simple one: it's wrong!

    You can say 'This computer comes with full support' or 'This computer is fully supported'.
    In the first 'support' is a noun and hence the adjective 'full' is used, whereas in the second it is a past participle verb form, hence the adverb.
    But if you search this phrase on google with absolute result, you will find the phrase written in such a way.

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    Default Re: Pls help me with this weird phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    It seems incorrect. Where did you find it?
    On google you can see it if you search for it with absolute result. I'm really confused by this usage.

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    Default Re: Pls help me with this weird phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by thienan123456 View Post
    But if you search this phrase on google with absolute result, you will find the phrase written in such a way.
    So? Google hits are not to be considered a good source for correct English. I get 57,600 hits for "I haves seen".

    Please answer 5jj's question:

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    Where did you find it?
    Last edited by Chicken Sandwich; 26-Feb-2013 at 00:56.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chicken Sandwich View Post
    So? Google hits are not to be considered a good source for correct English. I get 57,600 hits for "I haves seen".

    Please answer 5jj's question:
    Yep, I found the phrase on a friend's facebook and we argued about this. He told me to search on google and so so

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    Quote Originally Posted by thienan123456 View Post
    Yep, I found the phrase on a friend's facebook and we argued about this. He told me to search on google and so so
    Google is a wonderful resource, if used intelligently, but NEVER trust it as a guide to good English. Inspired by CS's "I haves seen", I tried "I ain't not done nuffink" - and got six hits!
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    Default Re: Pls help me with this weird phrase

    Thienan, A better title would have been 'With fully support'.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Thienan, A better title would have been 'With fully support'.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

    Rover
    I just wanted to make people more curious so they would go and answer my question quickly. If I had written like yours, people would think my question is ridiculous and not worth answering, I think. And thanks anyway I'll include the phrase being discussed on the title next time :)

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