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    Default How to put this correctly?

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    Default Re: Is it correct to say, 'the newspapers had all sold out'?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi,
    Is it correct/normal to use 'all' in this sentence, with 'sell out'?


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    You don't need "all". If they've sold out, then they've all sold out, and vice versa.

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    Default Re: Is it correct to say, 'the newspapers had all sold out'?

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- your ears?
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    Default Re: Is it correct to say, 'the newspapers had all sold out'?

    You'll hear it; it doesn't sound particularly unnatural to me.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: Is it correct to say, 'the newspapers had all sold out'?

    Or "were all sold out."

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