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    Dear friends,

    Please help me check out the coined-word.mp3 file below to see if it is saying 'if you created new word that becomes widely used, then you coin that word'?

    Should we say 'if you created a new word that becomes widely used, then...'? Thank you!
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    Re: with or without 'a'?

    It certainly sounds to me like 'created new', but that is not natural English. I think she must have said 'create a', which is what would be correct here.

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    Re: with or without 'a'?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    It certainly sounds to me like 'created new', but that is not natural English. I think she must have said 'create a', which is what would be correct here.
    Thank you, fivejedjon. Your reply really helps.

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