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    Default one of my mother made ?

    A : May I pour you another cup of tea ?
    B : Thank you, that's very kind. I must say I love your tea cozy. The design is very attractive.
    A : I'm glad you like it. It's one of my mother made.
    B : Well, she was clearly very skilled with the needle.
    A : Yes, she was; needlework was her favourite hobby.

    Don't you think the ' made ' is supposed to be ' make ' since ' make ' is used as a noun in this situation ?

    Thanks in advance

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    Default Re: one of my mother made ?

    Quote Originally Posted by whl626
    A : May I pour you another cup of tea ?
    B : Thank you, that's very kind. I must say I love your tea cozy. The design is very attractive.
    A : I'm glad you like it. It's one of my mother made.
    B : Well, she was clearly very skilled with the needle.
    A : Yes, she was; needlework was her favourite hobby.

    Don't you think the ' made ' is supposed to be ' make ' since ' make ' is used as a noun in this situation ?

    Thanks in ad

    It's one of my mother made.vance
    I would just say it's one my mother made or it's one that my mother made. That "of" thing sounds kinda British, I think.

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    So you are sure, that's ' made ' not ' make ' ?

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    Both look strange to me.

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    Default Re: one of my mother made ?

    Quote Originally Posted by whl626
    A : May I pour you another cup of tea ?
    B : Thank you, that's very kind. I must say I love your tea cozy. The design is very attractive.
    A : I'm glad you like it. It's one of my mother made.
    B : Well, she was clearly very skilled with the needle.
    A : Yes, she was; needlework was her favourite hobby.

    Don't you think the ' made ' is supposed to be ' make ' since ' make ' is used as a noun in this situation ?

    Thanks in advance
    I agree with Natalie. :D

    There's a typo. Either 'of' should be deleted,

    It's one my mother made.

    or 'the ones' should be added,

    It's one of the ones my mother made.

    Note that, the relative pronoun that has been omitted:

    It's one that my mother made.
    It's one of the ones that my mother made.


    Note also, 'that my mother made' is a clause (clauses have a subject and a verb) modifying 'one':

    one (that) my mother made
    Cf. my mother made one

    Structure

    It (Subject; pronoun, refers to the tea cozy)
    is (Linking verb)
    one (Predicate nominative)
    that (Omitted relative pronoun)
    that my mother made (adjective clause modifying 'one')
    my mother (Subject, noun phrase: possessive pronoun+noun)
    made (past tense verb)

    All the best, :D

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    Default Re: one of my mother made ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by whl626
    A : May I pour you another cup of tea ?
    B : Thank you, that's very kind. I must say I love your tea cozy. The design is very attractive.
    A : I'm glad you like it. It's one of my mother made.
    B : Well, she was clearly very skilled with the needle.
    A : Yes, she was; needlework was her favourite hobby.

    Don't you think the ' made ' is supposed to be ' make ' since ' make ' is used as a noun in this situation ?

    Thanks in advance
    I agree with Natalie. :D

    There's a typo. Either 'of' should be deleted,

    It's one my mother made.

    or 'the ones' should be added,

    It's one of the ones my mother made.

    Note that, the relative pronoun that has been omitted:

    It's one that my mother made.
    It's one of the ones that my mother made.


    Note also, 'that my mother made' is a clause (clauses have a subject and a verb) modifying 'one':

    one (that) my mother made
    Cf. my mother made one

    Structure

    It (Subject; pronoun, refers to the tea cozy)
    is (Linking verb)
    one (Predicate nominative)
    that (Omitted relative pronoun)
    that my mother made (adjective clause modifying 'one')
    my mother (Subject, noun phrase: possessive pronoun+noun)
    made (past tense verb)

    All the best, :D
    Perhaps, "one of many my mother made"? So in this case the sentence is missing the word "many".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Natalie27
    Perhaps, "one of many my mother made"? So in this case the sentence is missing the word "many".
    Nice catch. 8) :D

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    :) I agree with that too

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    [quote="Natalie27"][quote="Casiopea"]
    Quote Originally Posted by whl626
    "?
    So in this case the sentence is missing the word "many".
    I think the speaker just doesn't want to make
    it too formal.
    Perhaps 'it's my mother made' would be enough and grammatically correct.
    (like home-made, an adjective)

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    Default Re: one of my mother made ?

    [quote="sharguar"][quote="Natalie27"]
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by whl626
    "?
    So in this case the sentence is missing the word "many".
    I think the speaker just doesn't want to make
    it too formal.
    Perhaps 'it's my mother made' would be enough and grammatically correct.
    (like home-made, an adjective)
    As far as I am concerned, it isn't either informal or grammatical. Couldn't even call it slang if I wanted to. :D

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