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    Dogs are an unfortunate creature to own

    Good day teachers!
    I have just read this 'Dogs are an unfortunate creature to own because unlike children who turn into adults in their teen years, when a dog gets into his teens he dies of old age'. Is it correct to say are an unfortunate creature? Can I say Dogs are unfortunate creatures? thanks.

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    Re: Dogs are an unfortunate creature to own

    Yes - the original is incorrect. Where did you read It?

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    Re: Dogs are an unfortunate creature to own


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    Re: Dogs are an unfortunate creature to own

    No, it's incorrect to say Dogs are a...creature. You should say Dogs are...creatures - you are right. You could also say The dog is a...creature.

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