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    Default Learn the spelling/s and meaning/s of the words.

    Suppose a teacher gives his students a list of words for homework, which of the following sentences should he use?

    Learn the spelling and meaning of the words.

    Learn the spellings and meanings of the words.

    Which is the correct sentence? I think it should be the first sentence.

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    Default Re: Learn the spelling/s and meaning/s of the words.

    I'd use the second.
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