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    Default I bought three shorts and two pants.

    I bought three shorts and two pants.

    Do we have to add "pairs of" before shorts and pants? Thanks!
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    Default Re: I bought three shorts and two pants.

    Quote Originally Posted by tianshan
    I bought three shorts and two pants.

    Do we have to add "pairs of" before shorts and pants? Thanks!
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    Yes. Say, "I bought three pairs of shorts or "I bought two pairs of pants."

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    I'd use 'pairs', too.

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