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Autor:  Studen_in_doubt
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  26/MAR/2010 1:08 PM
Assunto:  Grammar Points.
 
Mensagem:  Hi, y´all!
While reading a test, I saw two grammar points which called my attention a lot. I´m wondering whether someone can help me clarify them, please.
Here they are:

"There are hundreds, probably thousands, of volunteers who work just as hard for no financial remuneration at all, and I have enormous admiration for them."

My question is, why wasn´t the indefinite article used before enormous?


"...I don´t think the general public have ever realized what was going on behind the scenes."

General public H-A-V-E??? Why not has ever...?

By the way, this is not a sloppy test or whatever. It´s an article about setting up a fundraising event, published in a British mag.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 Grammar Points.  –  Studen_in_doubt  26/MAR/2010, 1:08 PM
Grammar Points.  –  Dale-CR  26/MAR/2010, 2:00 PM
Grammar Points.  –  Fran  26/MAR/2010, 2:37 PM
collective nouns  –  Fran  26/MAR/2010, 2:43 PM
Grammar Points.  –  Studen_in_doubt to Fran.  27/MAR/2010, 11:17 AM
to Student, Grammar Points.  –  Fran  27/MAR/2010, 2:00 PM
Grammar Points.  –  Studen_in_doubt  26/MAR/2010, 4:22 PM
Grammar Points.  –  Fran  26/MAR/2010, 4:46 PM

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