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    【Britain's first national museums 】

    Although it was once funded entirely by the government, the Victoria and Albert Museum
    was among the first of Britains national museums
    to seek support from corporations and private donors
    and to increase income by increasing attendance


    Can the part marked red be substituted by 【Britain's first national museums 】?
    My answer is CAN.


    Sincere thanks !

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    #2

    Re: 【Britain's first national museums 】

    I wouldn't use it.

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    #3

    Re: 【Britain's first national museums 】

    I agree with Tdol. I think the original is better.

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    Re: 【Britain's first national museums 】

    Yesterday in a car I thought of "Jack's books", "Bruno's car"... "Jack" or "Bruno" denote person,
    but "Britain" only means a country but not people,
    so today I want to ask if the part marked red can be substituted by British first national museums.

    (My answer is still CAN. )

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    #5

    Re: 【Britain's first national museums 】

    You could make a case for your original substitution, but not this one.

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    #6

    Re: 【Britain's first national museums 】

    Dodonaomik, please check the layout of your posts before submitting them. It appears that you, or your computer, starts a new line of text in random places or sometimes after a comma. This leads to your text looking very strange. The text should run all the way across the text box unless you are starting a new paragraph. You can click Edit Post and tidy your existing posts up. Thanks.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: 【Britain's first national museums 】

    emsr2d2: Some original sentences sometimes really make me feel upset or troubled(Of course, I wouldn't give up English learning because of this "upset".), so I want to "cut" a sentence into a few paragraphes and the sentence seems "simpler". Thanks a lot for your reminding me and I will change my ”strange“ custom.
    Last edited by dodonaomik; 14-Apr-2014 at 10:50.

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