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    It is a four/four.

    1. It is a four.
    2. It is four.
    I don't understand why Commentators say the both way when a cricket player hit a four.

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    Re: It is a four/four.

    Why not? It's perfectly natural and understandable.
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    Re: It is a four/four.

    Quote Originally Posted by arjitsharma View Post
    1. It is a four.
    2. It is four.
    I don't understand why commentators say the it/this both ways when a cricket player hits a four.
    I find the second somewhat unnatural. I would expect either "It is/It's a four" or maybe "He's hit it for four".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: It is a four/four.

    I disagree, Ems. I find 'It's four (runs)' perfectly natural and quite usual.
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    Re: It is a four/four.

    Aha! I was only thinking of it in terms of a boundary.
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