[General] It is a four/four.

arjitsharma

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1. It is a four.
2. It is four.
I don't understand why Commentators say the both way when a cricket player hit a four.
 

bhaisahab

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Why not? It's perfectly natural and understandable.
 

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1. It is a four.
2. It is four.
I don't understand why commentators say [STRIKE]the[/STRIKE] it/this both ways when a cricket player hits a four.

I find the second somewhat unnatural. I would expect either "It is/It's a four" or maybe "He's hit it for four".
 

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I disagree, Ems. I find 'It's four (runs)' perfectly natural and quite usual.
 

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Aha! I was only thinking of it in terms of a boundary.
 
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