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    #1

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    Hello,

    Please read two pages of the rest of the book.

    Please read two pages the rest of the book.

    Please read the rest two pages of the book.

    Could you plese tell me which one is gramatically?

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    #2

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    Only #3 is grammatically correct.

    Rover

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    #3

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Only #3 is grammatically correct.

    Rover
    Rover - are you sure? "Please read the rest two pages of the book" is grammatically correct in your opinion?

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    #4

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    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    Hello,

    Please read two pages of the rest of the book.

    Please read two pages the rest of the book.

    Please read the rest two pages of the book.

    Could you please tell me which one is grammatically correct?
    #1 is grammatically correct but rather odd. It invites someone to read any two pages of the remainder of the book that they have not yet read.

    #2 is not correct.

    #3 is not correct.

    I am not sure what exactly you wanted to say, but here are my guesses:

    Please read two more pages of the book.
    Please read the remaining two pages of the book.
    Please read the rest of those two pages of the book.

    Those three have different meanings.

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    #5

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Rover - are you sure? "Please read the rest two pages of the book" is grammatically correct in your opinion?
    I'd guess it's a typo. Please read the remaining two pages of the book would work IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Rover - are you sure? "Please read the rest two pages of the book" is grammatically correct in your opinion?
    Oops!

    Sorry.

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