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    Cool Same colour

    Hello there!

    I need some help please!

    Is the following sentence correct: "the colour of the belt is not the same as the shorts"?

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    Re: Same colour

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello there!

    I need some help please!

    Is the following sentence correct: "the colour of the belt is not the same as the shorts"?

    Thanks
    W
    "The colour of the belt is not the same as the shorts." This is ok, it might be better and more clearly said as: "The belt and the shorts are not the same colour".

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    Re: Same colour

    If I add of , would it be incorrect?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The belt and the shorts are not of the same colour".

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    Re: Same colour

    Quote Originally Posted by euncu View Post
    If I add of , would it be incorrect?
    No it wouldn't, it would be fine.

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    #5

    Re: Same colour

    What about:

    The colour of the belt is not the same as that of the shorts.

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    #6

    Re: Same colour

    Quote Originally Posted by tedtmc View Post
    What about:

    The colour of the belt is not the same as that of the shorts.
    Yes that's fine as well, perhaps a bit formal though.

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