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    How many books are there here?/are here?

    Hello dear all,

    How many books are there here?
    How many books are here?

    Are both correct?

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    Re: How many books are there here?/are here?

    They could be, in the right context.

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    Re: How many books are there here?/are here?

    I don't think so, you should use these adverbs of place properly.

    Once you use there you cannot use here in the same sentence.

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    Re: How many books are there here?/are here?

    mxKleber, your answer is incorrect.

    Please read this extract from the forum's
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    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding oftheEnglishlanguage. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.



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    Re: How many books are there here?/are here?

    Quote Originally Posted by mxKleber View Post
    I don't think so, you should use these adverbs of place properly.

    Once you use there you cannot use here in the same sentence.
    Incorrect, mxKleber. There is nothing wrong with the OP's first sentence. The word "there" forms part of the two-word phrase "are there". Would you say that "There are fifteen books here" is incorrect because the sentence contains both "here" and "there"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How many books are there here?/are here?

    Quote Originally Posted by mxKleber View Post
    I don't think so, you should use these adverbs of place properly.

    Once you use there you cannot use here in the same sentence.
    In that sentence, "there" is not an adverb of place.

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