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    Smile basics&elements

    In my first year at the university I learnt the _______ of journalism.
    A. basics B elements
    I found both expressions on the net, which is correct?

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    Re: basics&elements

    I would say:
    "...the basics of journalism."
    Unless, of course, you managed to learn all the elements of journalism in the first year.
    John

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    Re: basics&elements

    That's logical, but if this is a multiple choice question, either answer could be used.

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