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Common English Mistake: The following

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Created Date: Sun 04 Sep 2011

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People tend to write "The following is a list of ...". Is it correct? How to use it?

 

Answer:
Correct:
The following list is ... (The following + noun phrase)
Following is a list of .... = Here is a list of ...

Incorrect:
The following is a list ... (WRONG) (After The following, we have to use a noun)


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