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    Watery fruit or fruits

    Hi,

    Which one is correct?
    "Watery fruit" OR "watery fruits" is good for you.

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    Re: Watery fruit or fruits

    If you use "is", you have to use "fruit". If you use "fruits", you'll have to use "are". What do you mean by "watery fruit(s)"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Watery fruit or fruits

    Different fruits like grapes, watermelon etc.

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    Re: Watery fruit or fruits

    I'd probably refer to them as "juicy".
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    Re: Watery fruit or fruits

    So would I. If I heard watery fruit, I would think it didn't have much flavour.

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    Re: Watery fruit or fruits

    Thanks. What should I use "juicy fruit or fruits" when I have different fruit in my mind e.g. grapes, watermelon etc.

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    Re: Watery fruit or fruits

    I'd use "I like juicy fruit" if I were being non-specific. I'd use "I like juicy fruits like grapes and watermelons" if I were giving examples.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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