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    #1

    phrase abbreviation

    Dear teachers,

    Which of the following sentences (a)(b)(c) is/are acceptable to abbreviate the phrase "the length of the bar and the length of the board"?

    (a) the length of the bar and that of the board
    (b) the lengths of the bar and the board
    (c) the lengths of the bar and of the board

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    Re: phrase abbreviation

    (b) is clear enough.

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    Re: phrase abbreviation

    Welcome to the forum, candycandy.

    Please note that a better title would have been The length of the bar and the length of the board.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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