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    Smile which one is correct and why?

    Hi teachers,
    All the recommendations in the proposal to save money
    a) are / you
    b) was / your
    c) were / your
    I have been discussing this question with one of my friends. Could you please help us end this discussion!!!
    Thanks in advance...
    Last edited by lhn; 19-Mar-2006 at 11:16.

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    Default Re: which one is correct and why?

    It cannot be b) because "recommendations" are plural and so require a plural form of "to be".

    "Are" or "were" are equally possible. It depends upon whether you are talking about the recommendations in the present or the past.

    "You" is slightly more natural, but "your" is not incorrect.

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    Default Re: which one is correct and why?

    Quote Originally Posted by Coffa
    It cannot be b) because "recommendations" are plural and so require a plural form of "to be".
    "Are" or "were" are equally possible. It depends upon whether you are talking about the recommendations in the present or the past.
    "You" is slightly more natural, but "your" is not incorrect.
    Thank you very much Coffa.

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    Default Re: which one is correct and why?

    Agreed. My money's on indicative a) are / you, though. It's the better choice of the two options. Choice c) were / your expresses "save your money" [from what]?

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    Default Re: which one is correct and why?

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Agreed. My money's on indicative a) are / you, though. It's the better choice of the two options. Choice c) were / your expresses "save your money" [from what]?
    thank you Casiopea...

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