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Susan
"man of war sailing ship", "war sailing ship of man", which is right? or they are the same?
May 26, 2013 1:15 PM
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You can say "man-of-war sailing ship" or, if everyone knows you're talking about ships, it's better to simply say "man-of-war". "war sailing ship of man" is not correct. A "man-of-war", also called a "Portuguese man-of-war" is also the name of a sea animal: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portuguese_man_o'_war
May 26, 2013
A "Man-of-War" is a particular class of warship from the times of wind driven sailing ships.
May 30, 2013
Susan
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Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Other), English
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