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  1. #1

    Is it right or not?

    Nobody can deny the benefits of the internet that brought to our life

    or

    Nobody can deny the benefits of the Internet bring to our life


    Are they both wrong?

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    #2

    Re: Is it right or not?

    Yes:
    No one can deny the benefits (that) the internet has brought to our lives ('life' is OK, but it sounds better in the plural to me)
    Or No one can deny that the internet has brought benefits...

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    Re: Is it right or not?

    I think after "our" is "lives", but why it is ok here?

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    #4

    Re: Is it right or not?

    Each of us has a separate life.

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    Re: Is it right or not?

    But that is "our"

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    #6

    Re: Is it right or not?

    Not necessarily- a married couple could talk about their life in the singular as they have a shared life together.

  4. #7

    Re: Is it right or not?

    But 'our' life in above sentence means "People' life"

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    #8

    Re: Is it right or not?

    1 person 1 life
    2 people 2 lives

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