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Alvva 20
Postad: 7 maj 2020 20:32

Uncountable nouns, kan någon rätta?

I always buy bread when I’m in Germany.
There’s no evidence that Swedes are shy.
India has made a lot of progress in recent years.
Customs in USA was very though.
Danish furniture is very popular.
The information about Australians are false.
Your money is safe on the hotel.
Where’s my pyjamas?
The stairs in church are very old.
Some people are very interested in their appearance. 

Christopher 49
Postad: 7 maj 2020 21:28 Redigerad: 7 maj 2020 21:29

Information is

(in the hotel.)

Vad menas med 'customs' här? Och ordet 'though'?

(in the The USA)

Laguna 15832
Postad: 7 maj 2020 21:41

Though ska nog vara thorough.

Talesätten "appearences can deceive" och "keep up appearances" finns, so ordet har en pluralform.

Christopher 49
Postad: 7 maj 2020 22:03 Redigerad: 7 maj 2020 22:05

Förlåt jag missade detta. Pyjamas ska faktiskt vara pluralis, men man hör ofta singularis i uttryck som 'where's my...' 'It's my...' Fast det blir 'my pyjamas are blue' t.ex.

 

Om customs betyder tullen ska det vara singularis. Alltså, the customs (check) was very thorough. Men man hör också 'were' i detta sammanhang. Det kan också bero på skillnaden mellan amerikansk och brittisk engelska.

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