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    Default Which translations are better?

    1.Your first two explanations are as same as that in our textbook.
    2.The previous two explanations by you is the same as the one in our textbook.
    3.The first two explanations you gave are the same as that in our textbook.
    4.The two previous explainations you've mentioned are the same as those shown in our textbook.

    I think the third one may be better and the second is not grammatical.
    Meanwhile,should I use 'first two explanations','previous two explanations','two previous explanations' or 'fomer two explanations'? And what's the oppsite phrase?

    Thanks!
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    Default Re: Which translations are better?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hiya Raymond View Post
    1.Your first two explanations are the same as those in our textbook.
    2.Your previous two explanations are the same as the ones in our textbook.
    3.The first two explanations you gave are the same as those in our textbook.
    4.The two previous explanations you've mentioned are the same as those shown in our textbook.

    I think the third one may be better and the second is not grammatical.
    Meanwhile,should I use 'first two explanations','previous two explanations','two previous explanations' or 'fomer two explanations'? And what's the oppsite phrase?

    Thanks!
    As corrected, I prefer 1.

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    Default Re: Which translations are better?

    Should I use 'first two explanations','previous two explanations','two previous explanations' or 'fomer two explanations'? And what's the oppsite phrase?

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: Which translations are better?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hiya Raymond View Post
    Should I use 'first two explanations','previous two explanations','two previous explanations' or 'fomer two explanations'? And what's the oppsite phrase?

    Thanks!
    I prefer "first two". The opposite would be "last two" (if there were a last two).

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