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    singular or plural

    Do you say "different ways to select text" or "different ways to select texts"? Thanks.

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    Re: singular or plural

    It depends. Both work. Singular text can mean words, wording, or a text, whereas plural texts means more than one text.

    Does that help?

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    Re: singular or plural

    It could be either. The first implies that you can choose a single text in more than one way.

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    Re: singular or plural

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It could be either. The first implies that you can choose a single text in more than one way.
    Thanks. Yes, I now understand the difference.

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