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20mahmoud08

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Hello,

when we tlak about the teprature is it right to say:
1- zero degree.
2- zero degrees.
Why?
 

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The themometer measures degrees, not one degree. So even zero is said to be "zero degrees."

98.7 degrees is a normal temperature.

The oven is set a 350 degrees.

but . . . Her fever came down one degree at a time.
 

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اعتقد الثانيه صح

بإعتقادي لازم نضيف الاس

وبالتوفيق يالغالي
 

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No problem - it's just that this is a forum for English :cool:
 

20mahmoud08

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Dear. Anglika
Dear, MAX-2

Thank you very much.

I andurstood that we say "zero degrees" but is there a clear reason for that
or just a habit of the language?
 
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