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    Talking Some doubts about grammar

    I was wondering if you can help me with the following sentences:

    a) "There's lots of amazing experiences". I have seen this sentence in a British book. Shouldn't it be: "There are lots of amazing experiences."???

    b) In the sentence below, should I say:
    "Like" / "As" everything in Brazil, the health system has many problems.

    Thanks for your help.

    Emanuélli

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    Re: Some doubts about grammar

    Quote Originally Posted by Emanuelli
    I was wondering if you can help me with the following sentences:

    a) "There's lots of amazing experiences".

    I have seen this sentence in a British book. Shouldn't it be: "There are lots of amazing experiences."??? Yes, use this one.

    b) In the sentence below, should I say:
    "Like" / "As" everything in Brazil, the health system has many problems.
    Well, I don't know where you came across such a negative generalization about Brazil. That's a pretty sad excuse for a sentence, but if you must. . . the correct first word would be "Like". Horrible sentence, if you ask me.


    Thanks for your help.

    Emanuélli

    Hope this helps you,
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    Re: Some doubts about grammar

    In British English, you will see 'there's + plural', but it is a colloquial usage and would be considered an error by many, so use the plural.

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