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Autor:  Johannes
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  07/JUN/2007 8:41 AM
Assunto:  Uncountable noun
 
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While you will hear 2 trousers or 5 trousers, more correct in this case is to say a pair of trousers.

I bought a pair of trousers

I bought 5 trousers or 5 pairs of trousers.

 

The same goes for glasses ( oculos)


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Uncountable noun  –  Ella  06/JUN/2007, 9:59 PM
 Uncountable noun  –  Johannes  07/JUN/2007, 8:41 AM

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