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    to win the next World Game(s) / depends on their preparation and effort(s)

    "Whether our team will win the next World Game depends on their preparation and efforts." (from my teacher's handout)
    Is this sentence correct? First, I think we should add "s" after the word "Game". Second, we should use "effort", not "effortS". Am I right? Thanks!

    The reason why I think the correct term is the World Games is because of this link.
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    Re: to win the next World Game(s) / depends on their preparation and effort(s)

    Quote Originally Posted by z7655431 View Post
    First, I think we should add "s" after the word "Game" [That depends - if it just included crossbow shooting, the singular is OK. If there's also bareback riding and river wading, then the plural would be better, IMO] . Second, we should use "effort", not "effortS". Am I right? [See http://www.wordreference.com/definition/effort and note that the first definition's example speaks of "victory"] Thanks!
    Hope that helps.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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