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    An adjective 'Permeable'

    1: The skin of amphibians are permeable to water.
    2: Water is permeable to the skin of amphibians.

    Which is correct?

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    Re: An adjective 'Permeable'

    Hi,

    I'd say #1 is correct. #2 should be 'Water permeates the skin of amphibians' to mean what yoou intended.

    charliedeut

    PS: Something other is whether the sentences are true or false, I'm no expert on amphibians.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: An adjective 'Permeable'

    1) The skin of amphibians is permeable to water.
    2) .. as charlie said, or "Water can permeate the skin of amphibians".

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    Re: An adjective 'Permeable'

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    1) The skin of amphibians is [failed to see that one - looks like this week starts the way last week ended] permeable to water.
    2) .. as charlie said, or "Water can permeate the skin of amphibians".
    Thanks for the corrected version

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