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    are these sentences correct?

    1. The girls wanted to dance but none of the boys did.

    2. The girls wanted to dance but neither of the boys did.

    3. The girls wanted to dance but few of the boys did.

    Are the above sentences correct?



    Thanks in advance


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    Re: are these sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by moniza View Post
    1. The girls wanted to dance but none of the boys did.

    2. The girls wanted to dance but neither of the boys did.

    3. The girls wanted to dance but few of the boys did.

    Are the above sentences correct?


    Thanks in advance
    1) is correct if there were three boys or more.
    2) is correct if there were only two boys.
    3) is correct if there were quite a lot of boys (I would say a minimum of nine).
    Last edited by naomimalan; 26-Dec-2008 at 19:14. Reason: typo

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    Re: are these sentences correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by ;412966
    1) is correct if there were three boys or more.
    2) is correct if there were only two boys.
    3) is correct of there were quite a lot of boys (I would say a minimum of nine).
    naomimalan!
    Many many thanks You have very clearly explained.
    and my season's greeting to you.
    Moniza

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