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    #1

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    Hi there,
    Are the following sentences correct?

    1. The first road and the second road are blocked.
    2. The first and the second roads are blocked.
    3. The first and second roads are blocked.

    Tks
    simon

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    #2

    Re: first

    Quote Originally Posted by simon1234 View Post
    Hi there,
    Are the following sentences correct?

    1. The first road and the second road are blocked. Grammatically correct but unnecessarily wordy.

    2. The first and the second roads are blocked. Again, it's OK but unnecessary use of the second "the".

    3. The first and second roads are blocked. Perfect.

    Tks
    simon
    See above.

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