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    #1

    Donít let our tears be the last drop of water on the earth.

    Dont let our tears be the last drop of water on the earth.
    (from a textbook)
    I wonder if this sentence should be changed to: don
    t let your tear be the last drop of water on the earth.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Donít let our tears be the last drop of water on the earth.

    No, it shouldn't. 'Drop' should be changed to 'drops'.

    But you've given no reason why you want to change it.

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    #3

    Re: Donít let our tears be the last drop of water on the earth.

    It depends on who is crying. You could use drops instead of drop, but it is not a massive distinction- one teardrop or five, it's still the last water on earth.

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    Re: Donít let our tears be the last drop of water on the earth.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    No, it shouldn't. 'Drop' should be changed to 'drops'.

    But you've given no reason why you want to change it.
    Thank you all for your replies.
    Because I want make 'tear' and 'drop' in concord grammatically.

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    #5

    Re: Donít let our tears be the last drop of water on the earth.

    Quote Originally Posted by touchstone View Post
    (from a textbook)

    Title and author, please. You're quoting from a copyright publication.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 09-Feb-2017 at 23:00.

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