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peter123

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Hi there
Don’t skip a line OR
Don’t skip line.

Which one is correct?
 

riverkid

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Hi there
Don’t skip a line OR
Don’t skip line.

Which one is correct?

I suspect you want the first one, Pete. The second one doesn't sound like English, though there may be some situation where it could work.
 

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Hi there,

If it is an instruction to students, 'skip a line' or 'skip line'?
thaks
pete
 

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More context is really needed.

Don't skip a line

On the other hand if you are giving instructions to omit a line, "Skip line" is understandable: say you are instructing students to copy out something and you want them to omit the next line - it would be quite usual to say either "skip the next line" or "skip line following " or just "skip line and go on".
 

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Hi there,


thanks

Is 'Skip line' equivalent to 'write on alternate line'?

Thanks
pete
 

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It might be - as I say, it depends on the context of use.

If your students are writing on lined paper, and you want them to write leaving one line blank, then "Skip line" is a possible instruction.
 
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