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    Does it need "S" ?

    Hello .
    I have a question.
    Which sentence is correct ?

    1. I have no friend.
    2. I have no friends.

    Thanks .
    Last edited by R3za; 22-Jan-2015 at 19:33. Reason: Edited

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    #2

    Re: Does it need "S" ?

    2 is correct. None of them should have a space before the punctuation marks.

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    #3

    Re: Does it need "S" ?

    Are you sure about that ?
    Why 1 is incorrect ?

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    #4

    Re: Does it need "S" ?

    For 1 to be correct, there would have to be other information. It doesn't work by itself.

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    #5

    Re: Does it need "S" ?

    Your question should read 'Why is 1 incorrect?

    Did you not read what MikeNewYork said about not putting a space before punctuation marks?

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    #6

    Re: Does it need "S" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    For 1 to be correct, there would have to be other information. It doesn't work by itself.
    I don't know more about it. Please make an example for 1 when it's correct .
    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Your question should read 'Why is 1 incorrect?

    Did you not read what MikeNewYork said about not putting a space before punctuation marks?
    Thank you.
    Yes. I read it and edited my first post in this topic.

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    #7

    Re: Does it need "S" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    2 is correct. None of them should have a space before the punctuation marks.
    So, in this case, between "I don't have any friends" and "I don't have any friend" I think the first will be correct. Is this true ?
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    #8

    Re: Does it need "S" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by R3za View Post
    So,In this case,between "I don't have any friends" and "I don't have any friend" I think the first will be correct. Is this true ?
    You need one space after a punctuation mark like a comma, period, question mark. None before, one after.

    You capitalized "In" for no reason. It's not starting the sentence, so it should not be.

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    #9

    Re: Does it need "S" ?

    The first is correct.

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    #10

    Re: Does it need "S" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    You need one space after a punctuation mark like a comma, period, question mark. None before, one after.

    You capitalized "In" for no reason. It's not starting the sentence, so it should not be.
    Thank you alot. I edited my last post.
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    The first is correct.
    Thank you. Please make an example of 1 when it's correct.

    1. I have no friend.

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