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    Is the following sentence correct?

    Do we have such theatres here?





    ( Here theatre means the movie hall where we can see 3D movies)

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    #2

    Re: Is the following sentence correct?

    Yes, that's correct.

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    Re: Is the following sentence correct?

    The construction is fine, but please note that if you said this to a BrE native speaker, they would not understand "movie hall" (or movie theatre, or cinema).

    In the UK, a theatre is where you go to see plays performed (or the room in a hospital where operations are performed, though this is normally described as "an operating theatre").


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    Re: Is the following sentence correct?

    Then which word should I use for a BrE native Speaker?

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    Re: Is the following sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by rainyday View Post
    Then which word should I use for a BrE native Speaker?
    Cinema.


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    Re: Is the following sentence correct?

    So I must say " Do we have such cinemas here?" ?

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    Re: Is the following sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by rainyday View Post
    So I must say " Do we have such cinemas here?" ?
    You can say that, though the use of "such" in this context sounds a little old-fashioned to me.

    "Do we have these kinds of cinemas here?"
    "Do we have this kind of cinema here?"

    You can replace "this kind" with "this sort" or "this type".

    In your first post you mentioned that you were talking about 3-D cinemas. If you have already mentioned 3-D in your conversation you may not need to use the word cinemas again anyway.

    I love going to the cinema.
    So do I. I love the maxi-screen ones.
    My favourite is the 3-D cinema.
    Ah, yes. Do we have those here?


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    Re: Is the following sentence correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You can say that, though the use of "such" in this context sounds a little old-fashioned to me.

    "Do we have these kinds of cinemas here?"
    "Do we have this kind of cinema here?"

    You can replace "this kind" with "this sort" or "this type".

    In your first post you mentioned that you were talking about 3-D cinemas. If you have already mentioned 3-D in your conversation you may not need to use the word cinemas again anyway.

    I love going to the cinema.
    So do I. I love the maxi-screen ones.
    My favourite is the 3-D cinema.
    Ah, yes. Do we have those here?
    Thanks a lot for the explanation!

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