San
Lv 5
San asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 1 month ago

Which is correct?

He shook all the remaining candies out of the bag and gave (half / half of them) to his son.

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  • Cogito
    Lv 7
    1 month ago
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    You need to make it clear WHAT he gave to his son - half the number of candies or half of the bag.  Also, you don't need to add 'all'.  If they were remaining, that's the same as saying 'all of them'.

    He shook the remaining candies out of the bag and gave half of them to his son.

    He shook the remaining candies out of the bag and gave half of it to his son.

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