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    united/units/phones

    Samsung has cemented its place as the world's leading smartphone seller, taking up almost a third of the market share, after setting a record for the most united shipped in the third quarter.

    Is "united" a mistake here? I think it should be "units" or "phones".

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    Re: united/units/phones

    Quote Originally Posted by anhnha View Post
    Is "united" a mistake here? I think it should be "units" or "phones".
    Yes and yes.

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    Re: united/units/phones

    If it looks like a typo on the internet, regardless of the source, and logic tells you it's a mistake, then it's probably a mistake. Rolling news places demands on providers- they are in a race to be first, and accuracy may well lose out.

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