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    Smile Which phrase has the same usage as the phrase below?

    In the sentence“Law and order means different things to people with different political opinions”

    "Law and order" is considered to be an entirety,so the predicate verb uses“means”

    Beside law and order, which phrase has the same usage?

    Thx

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    Re: Which phrase has the same usage as the phrase below?

    There are too many to list.

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    Re: Which phrase has the same usage as the phrase below?

    Is it grammatical to say 'The law and order are maintained'?

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    Re: Which phrase has the same usage as the phrase below?

    It's not natural, Matthew.

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    Re: Which phrase has the same usage as the phrase below?

    GalaxyXHY, now that you are becoming a regular contributor, please read this extract from the forum guidelines:

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

    Law and order
    would have been a good title for this thread.

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