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'strength family ties' and 'strengthen family ties', which one is correct? strength family ties strengthen family ties and 'family ties' equals 'family bonds', right? ---------------------------------- Even though my book print 'strength family ties', but I don't fine the verb form of this vocabulary in dictionary, strength instead of strengthen. ----------------------------------There is a bit of error, 'fine' is 'find'. I don't find the verb form of this vocabulary in dictionary, strength.
Jan 29, 2012 12:57 PM
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strengthen is correct but you could also speak of the strength of family ties. Yes, family ties and bonds are synonymous.
January 29, 2012
"strength" is a noun, whereas "strengthen" is a verb. So, in your case, it should be the latter, "strengthen family ties". And yes, "family ties" means "family bonds", which means the relationships between family members.
January 29, 2012
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