Help with English

Discussion in 'Linguistics' started by Saint, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. RainbowSingularity Valued Senior Member

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  3. Sarkus Hippomonstrosesquippedalo phobe Valued Senior Member

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    Either, depending if you think the job requires one or more skill.
    We might also use the definite article, so it becomes "I have the skill/skills to do this job better than others." It's not wrong to omit the definite article, but if you've identified the specific skills you're referring to then you'd probably use the "the".
     
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  5. Write4U Valued Senior Member

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    Should that not read "the job requires one or more skills"?.............

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  7. Sarkus Hippomonstrosesquippedalo phobe Valued Senior Member

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    Yes, I think so. Was typing too quick on a phone and didn't check the autocorrect. That said, I think it can actually be either, although plural seems to be preferable.
     
  8. Saint Valued Senior Member

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    Why equipment no plural?
    How to indicate you got "many" equipment?
     
  9. Sarkus Hippomonstrosesquippedalo phobe Valued Senior Member

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    Equipment is the set of tools you have for a task. There may be many items in the set but only one set, linguistically speaking.
    You'd say "I've got lots of equipment".
     
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