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    Helo again. Is this sentence grammatically correct:

    "In fact this practice has been long established in other countries giving much desirable results."

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    Re: grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by snade17 View Post
    Helo again. Is this sentence grammatically correct:

    "In fact this practice has been long established in other countries giving much desirable results."
    Almost, but it should read, "......giving many desirable results."

    "results" is a countable noun so we use "many". Had it been uncountable like, say, "publicity", then it's OK to use "much".

    buggles (not a teacher)

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    Re: grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by snade17 View Post
    Helo again. Is this sentence grammatically correct:

    "In fact this practice has been long established in other countries giving much desirable results."
    I believe you mean "very desirable results".

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    Re: grammar

    Yes, thank you. I mean "very". Should I write "very desirable results"? Does it sound natural in English?

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    Re: grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by snade17 View Post
    Yes, thank you. I mean "very". Should I write "very desirable results"? Does it sound natural in English?
    It's better than what you've got.

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