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License: CC BY 2.0 FR

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He stopped reading a newspaper.

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He stopped reading the newspaper.

edited by blay_paul, May 8, 2010

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Comments

Swift Swift May 7, 2010 May 7, 2010 at 11:34:54 PM UTC link Permalink

Compared to the Japanese, should this be "He stopped reading the newspaper" or "..."newspapers" ... or can it even be both?

blay_paul blay_paul May 8, 2010 May 8, 2010 at 12:15:38 AM UTC link Permalink

It could be any of those, but 'the newspaper' sounds most natural to me.

Swift Swift May 8, 2010 May 8, 2010 at 12:43:46 AM UTC link Permalink

Good. Just wanted to be sure. I'll add the other version then.