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    kind of

    A: What kinds of frogs are thay?
    B: They are A-type frogs.

    Q1: There is only one kind of frogs: A-type.
    Why A says kinds of not kind of?

    Q2: Is the sentence right?
    What kind of frogs are they?

    What's the difference?


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    Re: kind of

    The difference is, are we presuming many species, many kinds, or are we assuming they are all the same, and asking what their species or kind is?

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    Re: kind of

    Another point is that A did not know there was only one kind of frog before he asked the question; so you cannot judge the correctness of the question using information that is only provided later.

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