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    "Does she have any suspicions about our affair?"

    Is that correct?

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    Default Re: help

    It's correct, but what does 'help' have to do with anything?

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

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    Default Re: help

    Yes.
    However, it could be open to different interpretations: for example, she already knows about the affair, but has suspicions about some particular aspect(s) of it. It would be simpler to express it as "Does she suspect that we are having an affair?" - if that is what you mean.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Default Re: help

    I would consider "suspicion" a non-count noun and therefore not pluralized.

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    Default Re: help

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    I would consider "suspicion" a non-count noun and therefore not pluralized.
    I'm not familiar with the concept of a "non-count noun". Phrases such as "I have my suspicions", are commonly used.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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