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    #1

    degree or degrees

    Hello,

    when we tlak about the teprature is it right to say:
    1- zero degree.
    2- zero degrees.
    Why?

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    #2

    Re: degree or degrees

    The themometer measures degrees, not one degree. So even zero is said to be "zero degrees."

    98.7 degrees is a normal temperature.

    The oven is set a 350 degrees.

    but . . . Her fever came down one degree at a time.


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    #3

    Re: degree or degrees

    اعتقد الثانيه صح

    بإعتقادي لازم نضيف الاس

    وبالتوفيق يالغالي


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    #4

    Re: degree or degrees

    Quote Originally Posted by MAX-2 View Post
    اعتقد الثانيه صح

    بإعتقادي لازم نضيف الاس

    وبالتوفيق يالغالي
    Please use English in the forums.


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    #5

    Re: degree or degrees

    Please use English in the forums.


    This Member 20mahmoud08 The same my Language

    am Sorry


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    #6

    Re: degree or degrees

    No problem - it's just that this is a forum for English


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    #7

    Re: degree or degrees

    Dear. Anglika
    Dear, MAX-2

    Thank you very much.

    I andurstood that we say "zero degrees" but is there a clear reason for that
    or just a habit of the language?

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