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    #1

    Ostriches are flightless birds that

    Which alternative is correct?

    Ostriches are flightless birds that can be as tall as 2.5 meters with exceptional/exceptionally strong legs. (Me: the latter)

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    #2

    Re: Ostriches are flightless birds that

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Which alternative is correct?

    Ostriches are flightless birds that can be as tall as 2.5 meters with exceptional/exceptionally strong legs. (Me: the latter)
    I would write: "Ostriches are flightless birds that can be as tall as 2.5 meters and have exceptionally strong legs."

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    #3

    Re: Ostriches are flightless birds that

    I agree with bhai, Freeguy.

    Of your alternatives, the second is correct as you thought.

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