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Rich can get away with money and contract but the poor have neither.
Rich can get away with money and contract but the poor has neither.
why is the first one correct?
thank you and if it possible for someone to list of common errors in English sentence construction that will be useful.
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Rich can get away with money and contract but the poor have neither.
Rich can get away with money and contract but the poor has neither.
why is the first one correct?
thank you and if it possible for someone to list of common errors in English sentence construction that will be useful.


The + adjective: used to indicate a group of certain types of people. It is plural.

"The poor": People who are poor
"The rich": People who are rich
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New post 24 Jul 2017, 21:54
Also, am assuming when you say contract, you actually mean contacts.
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