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    #1

    isnt this a mistake??

    Q2 - I ____ a few mistakes in the test.
    did
    made
    make


    how come a + mistake(s) ????????

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    #2

    Re: isnt this a mistake??

    Quote Originally Posted by super_cool1989 View Post
    Q2 - I ____ a few mistakes in the test.
    did
    made
    make


    how come a + mistake(s) ????????
    That's "a few", not "a".
    I have a problem.
    I have a few problems.

    Lou


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    #3

    Re: isnt this a mistake??

    Quote Originally Posted by super_cool1989 View Post
    Q2 - I ____ a few mistakes in the test.
    did
    made
    make


    how come a + mistake(s) ????????
    I made [a few] mistakes >> a few is used with countable nouns

    It means "some"/"a small number of something".

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