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" chua chuối trái cây."

Translation:Tomato and banana are fruits.

June 13, 2016



Aside from that, why isn't "tomato and banana are fruit" accepted as an answer? The word "fruit" can be the plural form, as well as "fruits."


FRUIT is a noncount noun and as such, will rarely appear as a plural. As an English teacher, I'd correct the "correct" answer here to be FRUIT, not FRUITS


I think 'fruit' works as plural only if you're talking about eating fruit (as an uncountable noun, like drinking water), while if it's 'types of fruit', you're counting them

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    Incorrect English. Should be : tomatoes and bananas are fruit


    No, "fruits" is the correct plural.

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      Incorrect. The plural of 'fruit' is 'fruit'. Example : Greengrocers sell Fruit and Vegetables, not fruits... You can use 'fruits' if there is a qualifier. Example : 'tomatoes and bananas are DIFFERENT fruits'. Without this qualifier, it should be 'fruit'


      "Tomato and banana are fruits" is not English idiom. The nouns need articles if they are singular and the usual form of such a general statement is in the plural, i. e., "Tomatoes and bananas are fruit." "Fruits" would be OK, but I would naturally say "fruit."

      "The tomato and the banana are fruits" sounds like a line from a documentary or lecture.


      Botanically fruit, culinary vegetable


      Scientifically, tomatoes are fruit, as they are the fertilized ovary of a flower.


      This is an incredibly awkward sentence in English.


      Knowledge tells you that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom tells you not to put it in a fruit salad.


      But vegetables also got seeds


      In some places, bananas with big seeds exist.


      They're hard to eat is what I know... ... But what I don't know is what they taste like

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