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    #1

    Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    Which sentence is correct:

    1. Best enjoyed with baguette.
    2. Best enjoy with baguette.


    And should I use a prefix before the baguette? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    No.1 is correct and without 'a".

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    #3

    Re: Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    No.1 is correct and without 'a".

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    Why a isn't included?

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    #4

    Re: Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    I'm not sure what tedmc meant by "No 1 is correct and without "a" " - it's not grammatical.

    No 1 is incorrect without "a" and it's not a complete sentence. You might see "Best enjoyed with a baguette" under a photograph of, for example, a large glass of cold beer.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    it's not a complete sentence. You might see "Best enjoyed with a baguette" under a photograph of, for example, a large glass of cold beer.
    Should the complete sentence be 'Cold beer is best enjoyed with a baguette'?
    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I'm not sure what tedmc meant by "No 1 is correct and without "a" "
    I guess it means 'No. 1 is correct and "a" is not needed'.
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    Last edited by Matthew Wai; 01-Feb-2015 at 11:58.

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    Re: Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Should the complete sentence be 'Cold beer is best enjoyed with a baguette'?
    That would be one possible correct sentence.

    I guess it means 'No. 1 is correct and "a" is not needed'.
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    We could probably all guess at what was meant. I'm going to wait until tedmc comes back to us on this one.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    Quote Originally Posted by ucul View Post

    1. Best enjoyed
    2. Best enjoy

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    Hello, Ucul:

    Active: A person enjoys this best with a baguette.

    Passive: This is best enjoyed with a baguette. / This is enjoyed best with a baguette. (As you can see, you need the past participle "enjoyed."}
    Last edited by TheParser; 01-Feb-2015 at 15:21. Reason: parentheses

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    #8

    Re: Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    Yes, those are phrases and not sentences of course.
    'A' is an article, not a prefix.

    A cup of hot coffee/ A glass of cold bear is best enjoyed with a baguette.
    Hot coffee/Cold beer is best enjoyed with barguette.

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    #9

    Re: Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    with barguette.
    Do you think an article is needed before 'baguette' which is a singular countable noun?

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    Re: Best enjoyed/enjoy?

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post

    A cup of hot coffee/ A glass of cold bear is best enjoyed with a baguette.
    Hot coffee/Cold beer is best enjoyed with barguette.

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    I definitely don't fancy drinking your first spelling error.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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