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    #1

    variety

    I have a problem with using the word "variety". However, I have made some examples to clear my understanding.
    "a variety of experts" (adj)
    "various experts" (adj)
    Are the both above same and correct?

    Let me add them in a sentence to check my understanding.

    "By attending educational conferences, I will be able to network with a variety of experts."

    "By attending educational conferences, I will be able to network with various experts."

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    Re: variety

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    I have a problem with using the word "variety". However, I have made some examples to clear my understanding.
    "a variety of experts" (adj)
    "various experts" (adj)
    Are the both above same and correct?

    Let me add them in a sentence to check my understanding.

    "By attending educational conferences, I will be able to network with a variety of experts."

    "By attending educational conferences, I will be able to network with various experts."
    There is no significant difference.

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    Hmm! My understanding seems to be correct. I have noticed another one; "a number of" "numerous" and I am clear with that. But I have a doubt. Well! Varieties is the plural of variety. I think "varieties" is used quite differently. Suppose if I say "I will be able to meet varieties of experties at the meeting.", am I correct?

    This is actually I am asking because I want to be clear with the usage of the word "variety".

    Thanks.

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    Re: variety

    Quote Originally Posted by kite View Post
    Hmm! My understanding seems to be correct. I have noticed another one; "a number of" "numerous" and I am clear with that. But I have a doubt. Well! Varieties is the plural of variety. I think "varieties" is used quite differently. Suppose if I say "I will be able to meet varieties of experties at the meeting.", am I correct?

    This is actually I am asking because I want to be clear with the usage of the word "variety".

    Thanks.
    "Varieties of experts" is very unnatural, you are right.

    I will be able to meet various experts.
    I will be able to meet a variety of experts.

    We don't talk about experts in terms of "varieties". We have "types/kinds" of experts.

    Note that you wrote "varieties of experties" in your original. I assume this was a typo for "experts" and that you weren't trying to write "expertise".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: variety

    Just to be clear, I see nothing wrong with "a variety of experts". "Varieties of experts" is not very natural as emrs posted.

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