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    #1

    there's something in his voice and my voice

    Is this sentence correct:
    1) There’s something in his voice and my voice that are so different.

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    http://www.newsweek.com/roger-daltre...al-tour-369828

    I suppose the idea is that there are two corresponding 'things', or components, in our voices that are so different. The original sentence seems incorrect, and yet it seems a very economical way to get the idea across!

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    Navi.

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    Re: there's something in his voice and my voice

    Not a teacher

    I think the sentence is OK. He says:

    “There’s something in his voice and my voice that are so different—I’ve got the name in my head already, Silk and Sand.

    In my opinion, what he wants to say is: our voices are totally different but there is something (special) about each of them; my voice is harsh (like the sand) while his voice is soft (like the silk). Though he seems to use the title Silk and Sand in an ironical way.

    That is the impression the text makes on me.


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    Re: there's something in his voice and my voice

    Our voices are different. Mine is like sand; his is like silk.
    Last edited by MikeNewYork; 10-Sep-2015 at 03:17.

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