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    By Look

    "The car was judged by appearance."
    "The car was judged by appearances."
    "The car was judged by look."
    "The car was judged by looks."

    The first two sentences are correct English. What about the last two?

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    Re: By Look

    Quote Originally Posted by WinWin View Post
    "The car was judged by appearance."
    "The car was judged by appearances."
    "The car was judged by look."
    "The car was judged by looks."

    The first two sentences are correct English. What about the last two?
    Welcome to the forum, WinWin.

    None of your sentences sounds natural to me. I'd expect to see something like this, "'Judging by its appearance, I'd say this car hasn't been very well looked after".
    Last edited by 5jj; 25-Jun-2012 at 08:42.

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    Re: By Look

    articles.chicagotribune.com/2000-05-17/entertainment/0005170379_1_internal-temperature-spanish-rice-taco-bell

    "When you become more experienced in cooking steaks, you'll be able to judge the doneness by look and feel. When you press the thickest part of the meat with your finger, this is what the meat will feel like-rare: meat feels soft and yielding; medium: slightly resistant; well-done: resistant."


    So, the new article is not well written?

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    Re: By Look

    Quote Originally Posted by WinWin View Post
    So, the new article is not well written?
    It's fine. I said that your sentences did not sound natural.
    Last edited by 5jj; 25-Jun-2012 at 19:27.

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