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    Hi,

    could anyone please let me know which sentence is correct and why:


    1) My both eyes are twitching.

    2) Both my eyes are twitching.

    if any sentence is not correct please let me know the reason.

    Kind Regards

    Prince Sabharwal

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    #2

    Re: language

    Quote Originally Posted by princesabharwal View Post
    Hi,

    could anyone please let me know which sentence is correct and why:


    1) My both eyes are twitching.

    2) Both my eyes are twitching.

    if any sentence is not correct please let me know the reason.

    Kind Regards

    Prince Sabharwal
    The second one.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: language

    which one is more appropriate

    "both of my eyes" or "both my eyes"?

    Thanks
    Gauri

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    Re: language

    Hmm. Probably "Both of" but I have to say that "Both" sound perfectly natural to me. Could be regional variation.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #5

    Re: language

    You have two different current topics labelled "language". It's best if you call your posts something specific, like "Both my eyes" for this one. This helps with searching for posts later, and with identification of follow-up posts and threads that you are following.

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    both my eyes or my both eyes

    Hi bhaisahab,

    please let me know which sentence is correct and why:


    1) My both eyes are twitching.

    2) Both my eyes are twitching.

    if any sentence is not correct please let me know the reason.

    I need to know the logic

    Kind Regards

    Prince Sabharwal

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    Exclamation Re: both my eyes or my both eyes

    Quote Originally Posted by princesabharwal View Post
    Hi bhaisahab,

    please let me know which sentence is correct and why:


    1) My both eyes are twitching.

    2) Both my eyes are twitching.

    if any sentence is not correct please let me know the reason.

    I need to know the logic

    Kind Regards

    Prince Sabharwal
    The determiners like, all, both and half, usually precede other attributive adjectives.( The possessive adjectives (my, your, her) are like attributive adjective.)
    e.g.
    all three tables (not three all tables)
    both my legs/eyes/ears. (not my both legs)
    half the red roses (not the red half roses)
    Here are a few examples:
    I feel pain in both my eyes
    Left side of both my eyes are red
    The difference in the powers of both the eyes is a cause for concern

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