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He concentrated on his study.
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  • saeb
  • Jul 8th 2010, 23:10
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He concentrated on his studies.
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  • PaulP
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He concentrated on his studies.

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Aug 9th 2010, 16:32
there is a tense discepancy between the German and English translations...
Aug 9th 2010, 16:36
On an additional note, "studies" would sound more natural to me (if that doesn't ruin the translation).
Aug 9th 2010, 16:47
in French, both singular and plural are possible, depending on what is being studied and emphasised.
Aug 9th 2010, 16:53
Maybe in British it's different, but for me if "study" is singular, then there's an implication of "study of what?", while "studies" is akin to "studying".

@saeb, blay_paul: What do the Arabic/Japanese ones say?
Aug 9th 2010, 17:12
I'd say 'studies' would match the Japanese better. The Japanese is also past tense, FWIW.
Aug 9th 2010, 18:25
the arabic still matches the english...

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