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    Greeting vs. Greetings

    I want to say a simple yet meaningful greeting.

    I want to say a simple yet meaningful greetings.

    The greeting I am referring to is Happy Birthday.

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    Could greeting without the -s be used as a noun?

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    Re: Greeting vs. Greetings

    It's usually plural.

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    Re: Greeting vs. Greetings

    Quote Originally Posted by Yura Reiri View Post
    I want to say a simple yet meaningful greeting.

    I want to say a simple yet meaningful greetings.

    The greeting I am referring to is Happy Birthday.

    The question:

    Could greeting without the -s be used as a noun?

    Thank you!
    "a greetings" is incorrect.

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    Re: Greeting vs. Greetings

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "a greetings" is incorrect.
    Therefore, I should omit a?

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    Re: Greeting vs. Greetings

    Quote Originally Posted by Mar Rojo View Post
    It's usually plural.
    So Sir, how shall I put it, then?

    Thank you! :)

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    Re: Greeting vs. Greetings

    Quote Originally Posted by Yura Reiri View Post
    I want to say a simple yet meaningful greeting.

    I want to say a simple yet meaningful greetings.

    The greeting I am referring to is Happy Birthday.

    The question:

    Could greeting without the -s be used as a noun?

    Thank you!
    Not a teacher

    To me all the above seem a bit odd. What about:

    "I want to greet (object) in a simple yet meaningful manner."

    M.

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