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    Who is To Blame?

    "Who is to blame?"

    Is the sentence missing some nouns? Would "who is the person to blame?" be the corrected version?

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    Re: Who is To Blame?

    Quote Originally Posted by Samantha293 View Post
    "Who is to blame?"

    Is the sentence missing some nouns? Would "who is the person to blame?" be the corrected version?
    No.

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    Re: Who is To Blame?

    But that isn't to say the longer version is wrong; 'the person' is just unnecessary. (I think Bhai reacted so positively (that is, negatively) because the expression 'the corrected version' suggests that the original was wrong - which it's not.

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    Last edited by BobK; 03-Sep-2011 at 10:35. Reason: Fix typo

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    Re: Who is To Blame?

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    But that isn't to say the longer version is wrong; 'the person' is just unnecessary. (I think Bhai reacted to positively (that is, negatively) because the expression 'the corrected version' suggests that the original was wrong - which it's not.

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    Yes, that's what I meant.

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