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    Default It taste nothing/ of nothing.

    1. It tastes nothing.

    2. It tastes of nothing.


    Which one is grammatical?

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    Default Re: It taste nothing/ of nothing.

    They are both grammatical, but they mean different things.
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    Default Re: It taste nothing/ of nothing.

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    They are both grammatical, but they mean different things.
    Can you please tell me how they are different?

    I don't really see the differences.

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    Default Re: It taste nothing/ of nothing.

    In the first, "it" could be anything. It could be an elephant whose tongue doesn't work. We don't know what "it" is, but whatever it is, it is unable to discern the taste of anything it eats.

    In the second, "it" could still be anything, but the sentence means that it doesn't have a taste. It has no flavour. If you ate it, you would taste nothing.
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