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Which is correct fit or fitness? Options
Dcprof
Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 5:46:04 PM

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Which is the grammaticaly correct sentence and why?

Why I look so young and fitness?
Why I look so young and fit?
Helenej
Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 6:04:47 PM

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Neither. It should be

Why do I look so young and fit?

The verb 'look' meaning 'have the appearance' should be followed by an adjective, not a noun.

There should be the auxiliary 'do' in this question unless it is an echo question.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 4:32:41 AM

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Helenej wrote:
Neither. It should be

Why do I look so young and fit?

The verb 'look' meaning 'have the appearance' should be followed by an adjective, not a noun.

There should be the auxiliary 'do' in this question unless it is an echo question.

Exactly! Applause (except that I don't look that way any more.)


Wyrd bið ful aræd - bull!
Helenej
Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2018 4:44:05 AM

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