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    Default I like reading the newspaper/newspapers

    1. I like reading the newspaper.
    2. I like reading newspapers.

    Are the above sentences both correct?

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: I like reading the newspaper/newspapers

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    1. I like reading the newspaper.
    2. I like reading newspapers.

    Are the above sentences both correct?

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    Yes, they are.

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    Default Re: I like reading the newspaper/newspapers

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    Yes, they are.
    Thanks Mike

    Why don't we use a plural form in "the newspaper"?

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    Default Re: I like reading the newspaper/newspapers

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
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    Why don't we use a plural form in "the newspaper"?
    We could pluralize that, but many people subscribe to only one newspaper.

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    Default Re: I like reading the newspaper/newspapers

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    We could pluralize that, but many people subscribe to only one newspaper.
    Thanks Mike

    Is it weird for us to say "My hobby is reading the newspaper"?

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    Default Re: I like reading the newspaper/newspapers

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Thanks Mike

    Is it weird for us to say "My hobby is reading the newspaper"?
    Well, it is not much of a hobby, but it is OK.

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