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  1. blouen's Avatar
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    How many are you that went to the park?

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    Re: ???

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    How many are you that went to the park?
    Is this good sentence?

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    #3

    Re: ???

    How many of you went to the park?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    How many of you went to the park?
    Ok! So it would be How many of you...
    Is "How many are you that" totally wrong?

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    #5

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    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    Ok! So it would be How many of you...
    Is "How many are you that" totally wrong?
    Well, in my opinion it needs to be "translated" into idiomatic English. (That should tell you something.)

    ~R

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    Re: ???

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Well, in my opinion it needs to be "translated" into idiomatic English. (That should tell you something.)

    ~R
    It's wrong! Is it not common(doesn't sound well) or is it really grammatically wrong?

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    #7

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    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    It's wrong! Is it not common(doesn't sound well) or is it really grammatically wrong?
    I would say both that the grammar is not good and that nobody talks that way (that I know of). That sentence doesn't make sense in English.

    Does that help?

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    #8

    Re: ???

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    I would say both that the grammar is not good and that nobody talks that way (that I know of). That sentence doesn't make sense in English.

    Does that help?
    Yes that helps.

    How about when asking the number of members in your family?
    "How many are you in your family?"

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