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    Is it true?

    In this sentence:

    These books are the best novels I could find.

    Can we say the best novels is used wrongly here because it's referring to the same thing these books. And can we rewrite this sentence as These books are the best ones I could find.?

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    Re: Is it true?

    "These books are the best novels I could find" is a perfectly good sentence. As for the other, say: "These books are the best I could find."


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    Re: Is it true?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    In this sentence:

    These books are the best novels I could find.

    Can we say the best novels is used wrongly here because it's referring to the same thing these books. And can we rewrite this sentence as These books are the best ones I could find.?
    No, you can't change it without without changing the meaning. Not every book is a novel.
    You can say "These novels are the best I could find". or
    These are the best novels I could find.

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