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    tall dark and handsome

    first question
    I like guys who are tall dark and handsome

    does dark refer to someone's mysterious or someone who has dark colored skin?


    Second question.
    Should ability be plural? I heard it's uncountable. Is that the same for skill?
    His ability of playing the piano is fantastic
    His abilities of playing the piano is fantastic


    His skill of playing the piano is fantastic
    His skills of playing the piano is fantastic


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    Re: tall dark and handsome

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    first question
    I like guys who are tall dark and handsome

    does dark refer to someone's mysterious or someone who has dark colored skin?


    Second question.
    Should ability be plural? I heard it's uncountable. Is that the same for skill?
    His ability of playing the piano is fantastic
    His abilities of playing the piano is fantastic


    His skill of playing the piano is fantastic
    His skills of playing the piano is fantastic
    #1 In European terms, that he has dark hair and possibly dark eyes. His skin may be darker than usual.

    #2 There is no "should" about it - either can be used.

    nb: His ability to play the piano... / His abilities at the piano...
    His skill at playing the piano.../His skills on the piano....

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