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Are the following sentences correct grammatically ?

1. He has many furniture .

2. The truck driver had lost controlled of this vehicle .

3. The driver of the car had lost control of his car in the accident .
 
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Tarmizi said:
Are the following sentences correct grammatically ?

1. He has many furniture .

I think 'furniture" is uncountable,so you should use "much".

2. The truck driver had lost controlled of this vehicle .
The truck drive had lost control of this vehicle.

3. The driver of the car had lost control of his car in the accident .
I don't know how to correct this sentence, sorry.
 

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Tarmizi said:
Are the following sentences correct grammatically ?

1. He has many furniture .

Eric is right. It should be much furniture. (You could say "He has many furnitures" except "furnitures" is not used.)

Tarmizi said:
2. The truck driver had lost controlled of this vehicle .

The expression is lost control (as Eric noted). The sentence would normally be expressed as: "The truck driver lost control of his vehicle." (You don't need the "has" unless circumstances require you to use the past perfect. Context determines that.)

Tarmizi said:
3. The driver of the car had lost control of his car in the accident .

That sentence is fine if you need to use past perfect. Otherwise, use simple past. In that case it would be: "The driver of the car lost control of his car in the accident."

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Eric is right. It should be much furniture. (You could say "He has many furnitures" except "furnitures" is not used.)



The expression is lost control (as Eric noted). The sentence would normally be expressed as: "The truck driver lost control of his vehicle." (You don't need the "has" unless circumstances require you to use the past perfect. Context determines that.)



That sentence is fine if you need to use past perfect. Otherwise, use simple past. In that case it would be: "The driver of the car lost control of his car in the accident."

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Instead of "lost control of his car" must be "lost control over his car", as"control" reqires preposition "over" and not "of".

Am I right?
 
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Instead of "lost control of his car" must be "lost control over his car", as"control" reqires preposition "over" and not "of".

Am I right?


Likewise neither "much" nor "many" is appropriate for furnitue as furniture is as uncountable, therefore, it can not be used with "s" -"furnitures" and must have "lot of furniture" in place of much or many.

Am I right?
 
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