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I would have written...Which one is correct?
because the "we" lends towards the plurals.B) We just hadn't crossed each other's paths.
I like to change the verb and noun to see it a bit differently if I get too caught up in a phrase.
A. We had not kicked each other's dog. (1 dog per person. If there are 2 people, then 2 dogs total)
B. We had not kicked each other's dogs. (More than one dog per person).
Tie it back to your question: In A they each own one path apiece. In B they each own multiple paths.
It's the structure that's the problem. Personally, I'd opt for the first version because it's defined as 'each other's', but if you flipped it: 'Our paths never crossed', then 'paths' fits better. Grammatically, it probably is correct to use 'paths' at the end but it sounds awkward the way you've written it.Hi, I had a quick grammar question. Which one is correct?
A) We just hadn't crossed each other's path.
B) We just hadn't crossed each other's paths.
To me, A sounds more natural, but I figured I would ask the experts here
I wouldn't quibble about St Just in Cornwall either.That is an excellent way of looking at the problem.
I would agree wholeheartedly with those who condemn the use of the mongrel word 'Just', it can mean almost anything, quantitative, qualitative or temp't quibble about St Just in Cornwall either.oral and so usually adds nothing. I would keep it for just or unjust decisions.