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    To a untrained eye

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    I was reading the news about the next xbox at Eurogamer when I came across this sentence:

    To a untrained eye, these apparently look like PCs. But inside are apparently the components of Microsoft's next Xbox.

    Shoudn't it have been ''an untrained eye''?

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    Re: To a untrained eye

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Hello

    I was reading the news about the next xbox at Eurogamer when I came across this sentence:

    To a untrained eye, these apparently look like PCs. But inside are apparently the components of Microsoft's next Xbox.

    Shoudn't it have been ''an untrained eye''?

    Thanks.
    Yes. It's a typo.

    I've said this to other learners here too: learning "proper" English from blogs and online communities is a risky business. People type in Internet slang, various forms of shorthand, and also makes a lot of mistakes of all kinds. If you're reading English materials to practice English, choose more "reputable" sources (i.e. sources that have an editor, are "professional" and whose content is not user generated). Try BBC or newspapers like The New York Times, etc.

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