Poll: Vegetables are good ___ you.

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  1. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Good 2


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    Hi teacher,
    How about your choice?

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    #3
    If somebody is good to you that means he did something nice for you. We wouldn't normally think of vegetables that way.

    :)

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    So , I will say:" Vegetables is good for you....and for your health" .Thank you, RonBee. :)

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    #5
    Quote Originally Posted by solace
    So , I will say:" Vegetables is good for you....and for your health" .Thank you, RonBee. :)
    Yes, except say: "Vegetables are good for you." (Plural subject, plural verb.)

    :)

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    #6
    But fruit (uncountable) IS good for you.

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    That is very good, I know how to differentiate "good at" and "good for".

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    #8
    Glad to be of help.

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    Re: Good 2

    yeah Vegetables are goood 4 you!

    I see eye to eye with those who did as I.


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    Re: Good 2

    agree

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