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    What is ''Share''

    May you share your lunch with me?
    My share in business is one half.
    Did I use share correctly here and in business ''share'' does it have same spellings and meaning?

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    Re: What is ''Share''

    Quote Originally Posted by moqaddas View Post
    1. May Would/will you share your lunch with me?

    2. My share in the business is one half. or: I own a half share in/of the business.
    In #1, 'share' is a verb meaning 'divide between us'.
    In #2, it is a noun meaning 'part-ownership'.

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    Re: What is ''Share''

    I am not a teacher nor a native speaker.

    According to the examples given in (from?) the OALD your sentences are fine. Though, the first is a verb with the meaning of dividing sth between two or more people while the second is a nound which means any of the units of equal value into which a company is divided and sold to raise money.

    Here, I have marked with bold red some parts the correctness of which I am not sure about. Dear teacher, I would be grateful if you would correct any mistakes in my post.

    Yours sincerely, Alex.

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    Re: What is ''Share''

    Not a teacher:

    "Share" a part of something

    Verb:

    Will you share your lunch with me? (Will you allow me to eat part of your lunch?)

    Noun:

    My share in business is one half. (My part in the business is 50%)

    Thus, the spelling is the same, in both cases.

    M.

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