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    A few more than twenty days are remaining for Diwali

    Diwali will be here in 24 days or twenty four days to go until Diwali. Can we say "A few more than twenty days are remaining for Diwali?"

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    Re: A few more than twenty days are remaining for Diwali

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    1. Diwali will be here in 24 days.
    or
    2. Twenty-four days to go until Diwali.

    Can we say:
    3. "A few more than twenty days are remaining for Diwali?"
    Didn't I suggest, only yesterday, that you number sentences you are suggesting?

    Sentence 1 is OK.
    #2 is not a complete sentence. You need two words before "twenty-four".
    Sentence 3 is completely incorrect.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A few more than twenty days are remaining for Diwali

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Didn't I suggest, only yesterday, that you number sentences you are suggesting?

    Sentence 1 is OK.
    #2 is not a complete sentence. You need two words before "twenty-four".
    Sentence 3 is completely incorrect.

    There are 24 days to go until Diwali.

    Can number three be amended?

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    Re: A few more than twenty days are remaining for Diwali

    Diwali is 24 days away.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: A few more than twenty days are remaining for Diwali

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    There are 24 days to go until Diwali.
    That is OK.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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