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    #1

    too shy to ask question

    1--Jenny is too shy to ask question in maths class.

    2--Jenny is too shy to ask any question in maths class.

    3--Jenny is too shy to ask any questions in maths class.

    4--Jenny is too shy to ask questions in maths class.


    Only No.1 is incorrect. Am I right?

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    Re: too shy to ask question

    Quote Originally Posted by LiuJing View Post
    1--Jenny is too shy to ask question in maths class.

    2--Jenny is too shy to ask any question in maths class.

    3--Jenny is too shy to ask any questions in maths class.

    4--Jenny is too shy to ask questions in maths class.


    Only No.1 is incorrect. Am I right?
    No, you are not right. 1 and 2 are incorrect. In BrE, we would probably also add "a/the/her" before "maths".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    #3

    Re: too shy to ask question

    Quote Originally Posted by LiuJing View Post
    1--Jenny is too shy to ask question in maths class.

    2--Jenny is too shy to ask any question in maths class.

    3--Jenny is too shy to ask any questions in maths class.

    4--Jenny is too shy to ask questions in maths class.


    Only No.1 is incorrect. Am I right?
    I agree with emsr about 1 and 2. In AmE, we might add "her" before "math(s)" but wouldn't normally add "a" or 'the" there.

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