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    This is...

    If I'm talking about things in Plural, "keys" for example, can I say "this is (keys)"? Or "these are (keys)" only?
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    "These are keys" only...
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    Thank you.
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    If you are Yoda, you can say "Keys these are."
    Заранее благодарю всех за исправление ошибок в моём русском.

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    OK
    In Russian, all nationalities and their corresponding languages start with a lower-case letter.

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    поэтическое употребление обратного порядка слов здесь--

    Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    by Robert Frost , известный американский поэт.

    Whose woods these are....

    http://www.leasttern.com/HighSchool/poe ... yWoods.pdf

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    Quote Originally Posted by chaika
    поэтическое употребление обратного порядка слов здесь--

    Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    by Robert Frost , известный американский поэт.

    Whose woods these are....

    http://www.leasttern.com/HighSchool/poe ... yWoods.pdf
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    Also, if the keys are in something singular (like a box), you can say "this is keys."

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    Quote Originally Posted by challenger
    Also, if the keys are in something singular (like a box), you can say "this is keys."
    What?

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    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    Quote Originally Posted by challenger
    Also, if the keys are in something singular (like a box), you can say "this is keys."
    What?
    I have a world-famous shoebox collection, but it's taking up so much room in my house that I've had to start storing things in the shoeboxes. I am now world-famous for my innovative storage system, and a reporter comes to ask me about the shoeboxes. I show him around the house, pointing to individual boxes and saying: "This is keys, this is shampoo, this is nickels..."

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    Well, you aren't referring to the keys then, so it is quite irrelevant Let's not make it more complicated then it has to be for our poor Russians
    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalinka_vinnie
    Well, you aren't referring to the keys then
    Hmm... good point

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    Quote Originally Posted by challenger
    Quote Originally Posted by basurero
    Quote Originally Posted by challenger
    Also, if the keys are in something singular (like a box), you can say "this is keys."
    What?
    I have a world-famous shoebox collection, but it's taking up so much room in my house that I've had to start storing things in the shoeboxes. I am now world-famous for my innovative storage system, and a reporter comes to ask me about the shoeboxes. I show him around the house, pointing to individual boxes and saying: "This is keys, this is shampoo, this is nickels..."
    ...and this is a mental hospital
    Well, I don't know what to say. I want to say thanks to the Academy, to Mama, to Papa and to my dog. I love you all.

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