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    You have no dictionary?

    You have no dictionary? I can lend you.

    Could anybody tell me if the above sentences are correct, please?

    Thanks.

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    Re: You have no dictionary?

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    You have no dictionary? I can lend you one/mine.

    Could anybody tell me if the above sentences are correct, please?

    Thanks.
    Now they are better, IMO.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: You have no dictionary?

    You have no dictionary? I can lend you one.

    ps. charlie got there first.

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    Re: You have no dictionary?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    ps. charlie got there first.
    It feels good to have a moderator back up one's answer, though.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: You have no dictionary?

    Is it correct to say "You have no dictionaries? I can lend you some"? I know "There are no has to be followed by a plural.

    Thanks.




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    #6

    Re: You have no dictionary?

    The answer could still be "I can lend you one" if the listener could do just with it.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #7

    Re: You have no dictionary?

    Hello.
    I am a littile bit confused:
    You have no dictionary = You don't have a dictionary?

    Nickle.
    If I have made any mistakes, please tell me about them. I need to improve my English anyway and I hope you'll help me.

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    Re: You have no dictionary?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicklexoxo View Post
    Hello.
    I am a littile bit confused:
    You have no dictionary = You don't have a dictionary?

    Nickle.
    Yes, that's it.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: You have no dictionary?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicklexoxo View Post
    Hello.
    I am a littile bit confused:
    You have no dictionary = You don't have a dictionary?

    Nickle.
    Yes, and in speech, we sometimes use a statement with rising intonation as a question, instead of asking Don't you have a dictionary?

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