Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Post Thanks / Like

    a problem doubled?

    is there a difference between "a problem doubled" and "problems doubled"?

    context: a person is having financial problems. afterwards, he also has health and family problems.

    now if we want to describe this situation, do we say " a problem doubled" or "problems doubled" (want use the terms as a subtitle in a text)

    since the nature of problems is different (financial, health and family) "problems doubled" is more suitable to my mind. what do you think?
    or can we say his financial, health and family problems form his personal problems, so it is one big problem?

  2. #2
    susiedqq is offline Key Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Academic
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: a problem doubled?

    "multiple problems" is frequently used.

Similar Threads

  1. Four tenses problem
    By ben9108 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 29-Mar-2010, 04:49
  2. a problem doubled?
    By light in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 18-Apr-2008, 09:04
  3. No Problem / No Problems
    By jack in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-Dec-2004, 12:05
  4. Problem / Uncountable
    By jack in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 27-Nov-2004, 13:29

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts