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    heights

    hi there,


    should i use 'height' or 'heights' in the following sentence:

    Throwing objects from height OR heights is a crime.

    simon

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    Re: heights

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hi there,


    should i use 'height' or 'heights' in the following sentence:

    Throwing objects from height OR heights is a crime.

    simon
    Throwing objects from heights is a crime.- correct
    Heights throwing objects is a crime - correct
    Throwing objects from any height can cause serious harm.- correct


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    Re: heights

    Quote Originally Posted by teia_petrescu View Post
    correct
    Heights throwing objects is a crime - correct
    I don't think this is correct - what exactly would it mean?


    Another way of saying this:

    Throwing objects from a height is dangerous/a crime.

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    Re: heights

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    I don't think this is correct - what exactly would it mean?


    Another way of saying this:

    Throwing objects from a height is dangerous/a crime.
    I think I`ve read it in a newspaper as a headline. I guess I should have used it only as a kind of title, with no other grammar constructions following :

    Throwing objects from heights [not heights throwing objects as I said]
    Last edited by Teia; 30-Sep-2007 at 15:47.

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