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# Comparisons

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Director
Joined: 14 Jan 2007
Posts: 775

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24 Jul 2007, 03:59
Is the following sentence correct?

My uncle Rupert grows tomatoes that are bigger than a baby's head.

Kudos [?]: 167 [0], given: 0

VP
Joined: 09 Jan 2007
Posts: 1045

Kudos [?]: 162 [0], given: 3

Location: New York, NY
Schools: Chicago Booth Class of 2010

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24 Jul 2007, 04:46
vshaunak@gmail.com wrote:
Is the following sentence correct?

My uncle Rupert grows tomatoes that are bigger than a baby's head.

I think so. Athough the comparison is between tomatoes and a baby's head , I think that the grammar is ok.

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Director
Joined: 26 Feb 2006
Posts: 900

Kudos [?]: 141 [0], given: 0

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24 Jul 2007, 15:37
vshaunak@gmail.com wrote:
Is the following sentence correct?

My uncle Rupert grows tomatoes that are bigger than a baby's head.

thats right. grammer seems ok but the comparision is illogical: plural with singular.

Kudos [?]: 141 [0], given: 0

Re: Comparisons   [#permalink] 24 Jul 2007, 15:37
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