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    Why is 'date' in the plural in this sentence

    Dear teachers

    Why is 'data' in the following sentence in the plural?

    I muddled (up) the dates and arrived three days late.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Why is 'date' in the plural in this sentence

    Perhaps the event was held on the 16th, but you thought it was to be on the 19th. Two dates were involved in the 'muddle'.

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    Re: Why is 'date' in the plural in this sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by J&K Tutoring View Post
    Perhaps the event was held on the 16th, but you thought it was to be on the 19th. Two dates were involved in the 'muddle'.
    Thank you for your answer. I got it now

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