# Thread: The rabbit and turtle

1. ## The rabbit and turtle

The rabbit and turtle

There are a rabbit and a turtle in the forest. The rabbit runs the fastest, in the opposite the turtle runs the least slowly in the forest. One day, the rabbit challenges the turtle. The rabbit say “If you win me in the race, I will go out of the forest forever”. The turtle agrees and the race starts. The turtle diligently steps by step and the rabbit thinks (that) it takes a lot of time for the turtle to finish the race. So the rabbit goes to sleep while the turtle are still running. When the rabbit wakes up, the turtle reaches to the destination.

2. ## Re: The rabbit and turtle

Originally Posted by chunchuntthn
Which one would you like us to correct? Or are you suggesting that you are certain that you have made only one mistake?

3. ## Re: The rabbit and turtle

Originally Posted by emsr2d2
Which one would you like us to correct? Or are you suggesting that you are certain that you have made only one mistake?

4. ## Re: The rabbit and turtle

Originally Posted by chunchuntthn
The rabbit and the turtle

There are A rabbit and a turtle are in the a forest. The rabbit runs is the fastest runner in the forest, in the opposite and the turtle runs the least slowly in the forest is the slowest. One day, the rabbit challenges the turtle to a race. The rabbit says “If you win beat me in the race, I will go out of leave the forest forever”. The turtle agrees and the race starts. The turtle diligently steps by step and the rabbit thinks (that) it takes will take a lot of long time for the turtle to finish the race, so the rabbit goes to sleep while the turtle are is still running. When the rabbit wakes up, the turtle reaches to has reached the destination finish line.

See above. I don't know what you meant by the part I have underlined and changed to blue.

5. ## Re: The rabbit and turtle

1. There are a rabbit and a turtle in a forest = a rabbit and a turtle are in a forest, right bro?
2. “If you win beat me in the race, I will go out of leave the forest forever”. Could I use “go out” instead of “leave”?

6. ## Re: The rabbit and turtle

Originally Posted by chunchuntthn
1. There are a rabbit and a turtle in a forest = a rabbit and a turtle are in a forest. Is that right? bro?
2. “If you win beat me in the race, I will go out of leave the forest forever”. Could I use “go out” instead of “leave”?
1. Effectively they mean the same but a native speaker would use either my version or the contracted "There's" where you used "There are". (There are plenty of other threads on the forum about "There's" versus "There are" so you should take some time to read them.)

Please don't address users here as "bro". This is not some kind of street gang and it suggests you assume the responder is male. That is not necessarily the case.

2. No, you can't replace "leave" with "go out".

7. ## Re: The rabbit and turtle

Originally Posted by emsr2d2
1. Effectively they mean the same but a native speaker would use either my version or the contracted "There's" where you used "There are". (There are plenty of other threads on the forum about "There's" versus "There are" so you should take some time to read them.)
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Thanks, I got it.
"There is a turtle and a rabbit in a forest " is right.

8. ## Re: The rabbit and turtle

Originally Posted by chunchuntthn
Thanks, I got it.
"There is a turtle and a rabbit in a forest " is right.
Please show me where I said that.

9. ## Re: The rabbit and turtle

Originally Posted by emsr2d2
Please show me where I said that.
But I referred using “there’s versus there are” as a Vietnamese version because it is difficult for me to understand it clearly as a English version.

This is my result:
1. There is some milk on the table.
2. There is a pen on the table.
3. There is a pen, a pencil and a box on the table.
4. There are three pens on the table.

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