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    Arrow By <The> Time Zone<s>

    a) "This is a list of countries by time zone."
    b) "This is a list of countries by time zones."
    c) "This is a list of countries by the time zones."

    Could some of those be more correct than others?

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    Re: By <The> Time Zone<s>

    None of them is good if one is feeling pedantic.

    "Here is a list of countries grouped according to time zone" sounds better to me.
    Last edited by 5jj; 13-Sep-2011 at 10:00. Reason: typo

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    Re: By <The> Time Zone<s>

    The original examples were flawed. My fault. Here are the enhanced examples:

    aa) "This is a list of countries grouped by time zone."
    bb) "This is a list of countries grouped by time zones."
    cc) "This is a list of countries grouped by the time zones."

    If it is insisted that the "X grouped by Y" structure be used, which one would be incorrect?

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