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    grammar mistakes

    If you see any problems in the following paragraphs, can I have your comments?

    Compare or contrast Google with any websites of your choice.

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    Re: grammar mistakes

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    If you see any problems in the following paragraphs, can I have your comments?

    Compare or contrast Google with any websites of your choice.
    The only change I would make would be to put "website" in the singular. When we talk about comparing things with other things, even though logically it would be in the plural, we generally leave it in the singular when using the word "any".

    Compare your car with any other car on the market.
    If you compare your laptop with any laptop in the shop, you'll find that yours is better.
    Compare your DVD player with any DVD player in our range, and you'll discover that our range is superior.

    If you take out the word "any" and replace it with "other", you need the plural:

    Compare your car with other cars on the market.

    PS - What you posted can't really be described as a paragraph (as per your title), simply a sentence.

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