Although all sedimentary rocks contain iron, but the deposits that are richest in
iron consist predominantly of minerals such as iron oxides, carbonates, silicates, and sulfides.
這題我知道錯誤在 "but the deposits" 這裡
- Anonymous8 years agoFavorite Answer
Although all sedimentary rocks contain iron, the deposits that are richest in
iron consist predominantly of minerals such as iron oxides, carbonates, silicates, and sulfides.Source(s): 我
- Dark HelmetLv 78 years ago
2012-07-16 04:38:07 補充：
Arguing over such an elementary rule, along with your "'the' cannot precede plural nouns" theory, will not get you any concurrences with those who know grammar. It can, however, jeopardize your reputation of English Guru with the more uninformed members of this forum.
2014-02-04 12:18:31 補充：
有人同意DSG所說的 The 不能接 複數名詞 嗎？
- LouisLv 78 years ago
- Infinito - 無極Lv 78 years ago
2012-07-15 11:16:45 補充：
因為那只是那篇文章編輯或排版的瑕疵, 校對沒做好, 正確寫法應是:
They had never seen the ocean although they had heard about it (but never seen it),
括號中的部份是外加的、多餘重複的, 不算全句的一部份, 口語中對小朋友說話常常如此.
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- DaSaGwaLv 78 years ago
"deposits" are in plural. so you DON'T use article "the" in front of it. Articles, such as "a", "an", "the", are used when it is in singular (單數的) form.
2012-07-15 01:39:08 補充：
Let me give an example about using "although" and "but" together:
2012-07-15 01:39:32 補充：
"A long time ago there were people living high up in the mountains. They had never seen the ocean. Although they had heard about it, but never seen it, and this made them feel very sad. So one woman in the village said:
2012-07-15 01:40:02 補充：
"Don't be sad; what you can't see, you can see--you just have to see without looking..."
2012-07-15 01:41:29 補充：
does it seem OK to you? What if I remove "but" from the sentence? What about spoken English--I mean, would it sound odd even in spoken English?
To me, not having "although" and "but" together is just a logic issue, not grammatical issue.
2012-07-15 01:43:45 補充：
Even though, grammatically, people advising not to use it, but in the real world conversation, it is still used quite often. Is it grammatically error or what ?
2012-07-15 01:47:12 補充：
The example above is from a discussion Americans have:
2012-07-15 01:48:38 補充：
From this discussion, you can see, they do have the idea about not having "although" and "but" together, but it is still acceptable and needed.
2012-07-15 02:21:26 補充：
Using "the deposits" is likely to be in a title:
If you move "richest" in front of "deposits", then yes, you can say "the richest deposits" (also found in context of the above reference, in the 4th paragraph).Source(s): self