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    Please find fault with the following statement

    Hi All,

    "Ms Kapoor was carrying a lovely bouquet of flowers"

    Please find the fault in the above statement

    Any help would be appreciated,

    Thanks in Advance,

    With Regds,
    JetKing

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    Re: Please find fault with the following statement

    Quote Originally Posted by jetking View Post
    Hi All,

    "Ms Kapoor was carrying a lovely bouquet of flowers"

    Please find the fault in the above statement

    Any help would be appreciated,

    Thanks in Advance,

    With Regds,
    JetKing
    I can't find any fault with it. Should there be one?

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    Re: Please find fault with the following statement

    Quote Originally Posted by jetking View Post
    Hi All,

    "Ms.Kapoor was carrying a lovely bouquet of flowers."

    Please find the fault in the above statement

    Any help would be appreciated,

    Thanks in Advance,

    With Regds,
    JetKing
    Add the punctuation marks.

    Cheers,
    Amigo


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    Re: Please find fault with the following statement

    'of flowers ' is redundant - a bouquet is an attractively arranged bunch of flowers.


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    Re: Please find fault with the following statement

    hi david,

    Then what might be the sentence?
    could you please send the corrected sentence???




    Thanks in Advance,



    with regds,
    jetking

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    Re: Please find fault with the following statement

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Add the punctuation marks.

    Cheers,
    Amigo
    Of course Amigo is right about the punctuation, sorry.

    I think that "bouquet of flowers" is quite ok though. People talk about other types of bouquet, a bouquet of ornamental dried grasses, for example.

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    Re: Please find fault with the following statement

    Quote Originally Posted by jetking View Post
    Then what might be the sentence? Could you please send the corrected sentence?
    Ms Kapoor was carrying a lovely bouquet.

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    Re: Please find fault with the following statement

    Quote Originally Posted by jetking View Post
    Could you please send the corrected sentence???
    Hi, jetking!

    You caught me in a silly mood so I can't resist the following: "Ms. Kapoor was carrying a lovely bouquet of ornamental dried grasses."

    Help us with the context of the sentence. Is Ms. Kapoor a new bride? If she is, the title Ms. is no longer appropriate. As mentioned in a previous post, 'the bride' would be a better subject to use.

    Cheers,
    Amigo

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    Re: Please find fault with the following statement

    Why isn't Ms. appropriate for a new bride? What is she is keeping her name? Ms. doesn't give any information about the marital state.

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    Re: Please find fault with the following statement

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    Hi, jetking!

    You caught me in a silly mood so I can't resist the following: "Ms. Kapoor was carrying a lovely bouquet of ornamental dried grasses."

    Help us with the context of the sentence. Is Ms. Kapoor a new bride? If she is, the title Ms. is no longer appropriate. As mentioned in a previous post, 'the bride' would be a better subject to use.

    Cheers,
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    "Bouquet" is a French word adopted into English, it does not necessarily mean flowers, or at least not anymore, in France right now, the satellite TV company CANAL+ are offering in their publicity a bouquet of TV Channels, (un bouquet de chaines de TÚlÚvision)

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