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    How much money do you spend on.

    "How much money do you spend on ...?"

    Could you please tell me the meaning of this sentence?

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    Re: How much money do you spend on.

    Come on, tufgoy. Can you not work out what How much (money) do you spend on clothes? ​means?

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    Re: How much money do you spend on.

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    Come on, tufgoy. Can you not work out what How much (money) do you spend on clothes? ​means?
    There wasn't any word at the end of the sentence, so I got confused. They left it blank to be filled by any word like clothes. Is it correct?

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    Re: How much money do you spend on.

    Who are 'They'?

    There are dozens of words that can go in the blank.

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    #5

    Re: How much money do you spend on.

    I've noticed that learners sometimes get confused by those three dots ... (also known as the ellipsis), it means that the sentence has been cut and the ... refers to the missing part of the sentence.

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    Re: How much money do you spend on.

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Who are 'They'?


    The person who wrote that sentence.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 02-Jul-2016 at 12:15. Reason: Fixed quote box

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    Re: How much money do you spend on.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    The person who wrote that sentence.
    Why did you use "they" (plural) to represent "the person" (singular)?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How much money do you spend on.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Why did you use "they" (plural) to represent "the person" (singular)?
    Because there could be more than one person who published that blog.

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    Re: How much money do you spend on.

    In that case, you should have explained who "they" were by saying "The people who published that blog".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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