Wind or Windy?

There's a very strong ____ blowing.


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Tdol

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Which is the correct answer?
 

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I chose "wind" because I consider it a subject here, not an adjective... :?:
 

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Sorry, yes a noun.
 

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I went with the windy. Must be bad for me.
 

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I chose "wind" because it sounds more natural! ;)
 

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I chose " wind" because it is " blowing"
 

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Because "wind" is a noun while "windy" is an adjective.
 

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wind. wind blowing.
 

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as some body said earlier...
'wind' is a noun... eg. The wind is blowing.
'windy' is an adjective... eg. It is a windy day.
 

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... sorry to cause any confusion...
'some body' should read 'somebody'!

also, while I am here, 'somebody' is THE SAME as 'someone'!

:cool:
 

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I chose wind, but it maight change according to the context
 

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I chose "wind"
 
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I chose wind

because the sentence starts with there's = there is and the verb is the word blowing in Present Continuous.
 

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Re: I chose wind

Blowing itself also could be considered as a noun, meaning a storm or a blast of wind. In this case "strong" could be the adjective for "blowing".
However, semantically it seems odd!
So, I also voted for "Wind".
 

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Re: both are right

Even if "blowing" is a noun, is it correct to say "a blowing"? A countable noun?
 

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Re: both are right

Not normally, no, but you may see a-blowing sometimes. A- is a prefix used before the present and occasionally past participles of some verbs to give it a rustic, poetic or archaic feel- it shows that it's incomplete, but with the present participle, this is unnecessary.
 

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windy can't be correct. Because it is adjective. In that sentience we have strong as sentence but we do not have noun at all.
 

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I guess it should be "There's a very strong wind that is blowing" where "that is" can be omitted.
 
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