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    Red face seed or seed

    If one is talking about a crow, stealing more than one seed from a little bird, would you use the word seed or seeds??

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    Re: seed or seed

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    If one is talking about a crow, stealing more than one seed from a little bird, would you use the word seed or seeds??
    You would say the seed for plural and a seed for singular

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    Re: seed or seed

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    You would say the seed for plural and a seed for singular

    Why? Doesn't it have a plural form?

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    Re: seed or seed

    Yes, Harry it has a plural form, but I would say 'taken the seed from its mouth'. You could say taken the seeds, but I don't like it.

    If you 'sow your seed' it is plural. Perhaps you prefer to sow your seeds

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    Re: seed or seed

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    Yes, Harry it has a plural form, but I would say 'taken the seed from its mouth'. You could say taken the seeds, but I don't like it.

    If you 'sow your seed' it is plural. Perhaps you prefer to sow your seeds
    O.k Thanks for your point of view.

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    Re: seed or seed

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    O.k Thanks for your point of view.
    Lets agree to disagree, they are both right, I think.

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