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    #1

    Exclamation noun or verb?

    Which one should i use? can someone help me, thanks?

    For an example:
    1. It does not make any ________.

    (i)difference(s)
    (ii)different




    Thanks

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    you should use ( noun) , DOFFERENCE.

    the blank can only be filled with noun. because you have your verb in the sentence, dont you?

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    Re: noun or verb?

    Matilda's right, though she has a typo in difference

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    Exclamation Re: noun or verb?

    Thank, ..

    matilda can you help me to identify which one is the verb? for this sentence 1. It does not make any difference.


    verb+noun?

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    here, make is the verb.
    if you wanted to use this sentence in a positive way, you could say:
    it MAKES no difference.
    and when you want to change it into negative, you can say:
    it DOES NOT MAKE difference. so, your verb is MAKE


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    Re: noun or verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by kahhong
    Which one should i use? can someone help me, thanks?
    For an example:
    1. It does not make any ________.
    (i)difference(s)
    (ii)different
    Thanks
    Correct: It doesn't make any difference.

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