1. "Both books" and "both of the books" are interchangeable.Originally Posted by hela
2. a. is good
2. b. is clumsy. Try "I found both books you lent me to be interesting."
Student or Learner
1) When do we say « both books » and when do we say « both of the books » ?
2) Are the following structures correct?
a) Both books you lent me are interesting.
b) Both books you lent me I found interesting?
Thank you very much in advance.
Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
OR. I found both books you lent me interesting.
I liked both books.