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    Re: Is it correct to say "Stop hurling atrocities at others"?

    One small quibble, tedmc. I changed "abuses" to "abuse" in your post. It can be a countable noun. Abuses of presidential power are what the would-be impeachers accuse President Trump of. But with the verb "hurl" abuse is uncountable in most varieties of English.

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    Re: Is it correct to say "Stop hurling atrocities at others"?

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    One small quibble, tedmc. I changed "abuses" to "abuse" in your post. It can be a countable noun. Abuses of presidential power are what the would-be impeachers accuse President Trump of. But with the verb "hurl" abuse is uncountable in most varieties of English.

    What does "Impeacher" mean?

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    #13

    Re: Is it correct to say "Stop hurling atrocities at others"?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    What does "Impeacher" mean?
    Come on, tufguy. Take a wild guess.

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    #14

    Re: Is it correct to say "Stop hurling atrocities at others"?

    There is no need to guess. Simply look it up in a dictionary.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #15

    Re: Is it correct to say "Stop hurling atrocities at others"?

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    We should stop hurling atrocities at animals.
    Others would not be understood as animals. You could say something like other creatures, or simply animals. And you would have to change the verb as the other people have suggested. Without more context, others refers to people.

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    Re: Is it correct to say "Stop hurling atrocities at others"?

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    One small quibble, tedmc. I changed "abuses" to "abuse" in your post. It can be a countable noun. Abuses of presidential power are what the would-be impeachers accuse President Trump of. But with the verb "hurl" abuse is uncountable in most varieties of English.

    People who accuse president of doing something wrong in regard to his job or duties.

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    #17

    Re: Is it correct to say "Stop hurling atrocities at others"?

    It's a political process, so the impeachers have to be other politicians. Journalists and members of the public can have an opinion, but they cannot be impeachers.

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