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    #1

    which one is more correct ?

    Dear all,

    Which one is more correct ?


    One every five smokes cigaretes

    One out of every five somes cigarretes


    One in five people smokes ciggarete



    Many thanks

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    #2

    Re: which one is more correct ?

    #1 and #2 are wrong.

    #3 comes close.

    Try again, after looking up the correct spelling of the c word and considering whether it should be singular or plural, and ending the sentence with the correct punctuation mark.

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    #3

    Re: which one is more correct ?

    Quote Originally Posted by duiter View Post
    Dear all,

    Which one is more correct ?


    One every five smokes cigaretes

    One out of every five somes cigarretes


    One in five people smokes ciggarete



    Many thanks
    Duiter, please try, again! Each of the sentences contain at least one mistake. See if you can find the errors!

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    #4

    Re: which one is more correct ?

    One every five smoke cigarettes.

    One out of every five smoke cigarretes.


    One in five people smokes cigarette.

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    #5

    Re: which one is more correct ?

    Quote Originally Posted by duiter View Post
    One every five smoke cigarettes. This does not make sense.

    One out of every five smoke cigarettes. One what out of every five?


    One in five people smoke cigarettes. They are not all smoking the same one.
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    #6

    Re: which one is more correct ?

    Thanks for help


    How about



    One every five people smoke cigarettes.

    One out of every five people smoke cigarretes.


    One in five people smokes cigarettes.

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    #7

    Re: which one is more correct ?

    I give up.

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    #8

    Re: which one is more correct ?

    Quote Originally Posted by duiter View Post
    Thanks for help


    How about



    One every five people smoke cigarettes.

    One out of every five people smoke cigarretes.


    One in five people smokes cigarettes.
    Duiter, please go back and look at Rover's corrections to your original post, all of which he clearly marked in red. There are several corrections, particularly to your spelling.

    It is not very appreciative to have someone make all those corrections and for you then to post again with exactly the same errors you made in the first place.

    Read people's answers carefully and thoroughly. Compare what they wrote to what you write.

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