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    4 drops

    Hi guys,

    Does this sentence make sense. "What were those 4 drops of"?

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    Re: 4 drops

    In the right context, it would be understood.

    "What was that stuff?" might be more natural.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: 4 drops

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post

    Does this sentence make sense? "What were those four drops of?"
    Write numerals under 10 as words.

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    Re: 4 drops

    So it is acceptable, I can say it when I want to know where the drops came from?

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    Re: 4 drops

    Your question does not ask where the drops came from. It asks what the drops were.

    What were those four drops of?
    They were four drops of CocaCola.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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