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    #1

    which one is correct?

    rabbit is faster than tortoise
    A rabbit is faster than a tortoise
    The rabbit is faster than the tortoise

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    #2

    Re: which one is correct?

    Not the first one. The second and third are okay. So is "Rabbits are faster than tortoises."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: which one is correct?

    You could say "rabbit is faster than tortoise" if you are talking about how quickly the meat cooks.

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    #4

    Re: which one is correct?

    Many thanks

    I mean fast in a race or running

    Which is faster?
    rabbit or tortoise?
    a rabbit or a tortoise?
    the rabbit or the tortoise?


    the problem here is that I don't know if I use "a" or "the"

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    #5

    Re: which one is correct?

    Hello

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    #6

    Re: which one is correct?

    please please please I need it urgently

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    #7

    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    please please please I need it urgently
    Both "a" and "the" are correct.

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    #8

    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Both "a" and "the" are correct.
    Thanks

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    #9

    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    rabbit is faster than tortoise
    A rabbit is faster than a tortoise
    The rabbit is faster than the tortoise
    They are all incorrect as they do not end in full stops.

    Rover

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    #10

    Re: which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    They are all incorrect as they do not end in full stops.

    Rover
    Ok if we put the full stop, then which is correct Mr Rover?

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