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    The aromas of the cooked meat?

    Well, I am unfamiliar with the descriptions of the aromas of meats, such as chicken, venison and beef, when they are cooked. Because I even don't know whether the word aroma here has been used properly (I just know "the aromas of coffee" is an appropriate use).

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    Re: The aromas of the cooked meat?

    I would just refer to the smell of cooked meats, but I don't see why you shouldn't use the word "aroma" instead. We don't have specific words for the different smells given off by different meats.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: The aromas of the cooked meat?

    Note that is is singular. "The aroma" of coffee, not "the aromas."

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    Re: The aromas of the cooked meat?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Note that is is singular. "The aroma" of coffee, not "the aromas."
    Thanks.

    But I used "the aromas of coffee" as a single unit, regardless of whatever in the double quotation marks.

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    Re: The aromas of the cooked meat?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Thanks.

    But I used "the aromas of coffee" as a single unit, regardless of whatever in the double quotation marks.
    The only way I would use "aromas" is if I were in a cafe and the cafe had a number of different coffee urns steaming at the same time. Each urn may emit a different smell, or aroma. I couldn't say the aroma of the coffee was exciting since there was more than one aroma. I could say that the various aromas were exciting (or whatever emotion the smell of coffee brings out in one).

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