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    The correct way to use 'bite"

    Is "Monkey can bite me." wrong?

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    Re: The correct way to use 'bite"

    Quote Originally Posted by napaporn View Post
    Is "Monkey can bite me." wrong?
    It's OK assuming that Monkey is a name. Otherwise, you'd have to write, "The monkey can bite me".

    Of course, there are many other correct ways of using 'bite'.

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    Re: The correct way to use 'bite"

    Quote Originally Posted by napaporn View Post
    Is "Monkey can bite me." wrong?
    It doesn't look right, but there might be a context in which it could be used. Can you give us the context?

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    Re: The correct way to use 'bite"

    I have a cat named Mouse. Maybe he has a dog named Monkey.

    (Mouse came with her name. We didn't do it!)
    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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