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    I can close one of my eyes but still can see from one eye.

    1) I can close one of my eyes but still can see from one eye.

    2) I can close either of my eyes but still can see from one eye.

    Please check my sentences.

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    Re: I can close one of my eyes but still can see from one eye.

    Nonsensical. If you can see out of both eyes, it is obvious that you will still be able to see out of the open eye if you shut the other one. Another example of something no one will ever need to say in real life.

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    Re: I can close one of my eyes but still can see from one eye.

    Also answered here.

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    Re: I can close one of my eyes but still can see from one eye.

    I've reopened the thread to give tufguy a chance to explain why he has posted the same question to more than one forum.

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    Re: I can close one of my eyes but still can see from one eye.

    That's a triumph of hope over experience!
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    Re: I can close one of my eyes but still can see from one eye.

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    I've reopened the thread to give tufguy a chance to explain why he has posted the same question to more than one forum.
    Sorry for doing that but I needed the answer. It wasn't regarding these sentences. It was regarding the way we can say something related to eyes. I also wanted to know whether "either" or "one of the (I doubted it was wrong but wanted to confirm)" can be used for eyes or not. In order to get an answer here you need to provide the context. This is what I did but it didn't mean that I wanted to use those sentences. EMS was saying that nobody says this but what if you go to an eye specialist or you are having problems with "one of your eye" (see now I am confused here whether I can say "one of your eye"). If you think that nobody said it then let me tell you an incident "there was a girl her left eye was not working (I don't know whether it is correct to say working). She didn't know this. Ever since she had starting seeing, she had used her right eye only. She thought that every one's eyes were like this but later when her parents came to know about this they took her to the doctor and now she wears specks. Doctor said it should have been treated a long time ago.

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    Re: I can close one of my eyes but still can see from one eye.

    You can certainly say One of your eyes. Although "her left eye was not working" is not wrong, it's much more common to say something more specific. She was blind in or she couldn't see out of her left eye. I was myself blind in my left eye for about eight weeks following an eye injury, so she has my sympathy.
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