Marek from Poland
The baby has a soft,smooth skin OR The baby has soft,smooth skin?
Sep 15, 2008 1:22 PM
Answers · 3
Hi Marek It depends if you are describing the skin (a soft, smooth skin) or the baby (smooth, soft skin). There is a difference.
September 15, 2008
"The baby has a soft, smooth skin" means that someone else may have rough skin, but the skin of the baby is soft and smooth. It would call attention to the difference between the baby's skin and someone else's skin. "The baby has soft, smooth skin" means that the baby has skin that is soft and smooth. It does not bring anyone else into the equation. This sentence is just a sentence about the baby, and does not compare the baby to anyone else. If you are just looking at a cute baby, this would be the right sentence to say.
September 15, 2008
The baby has soft, smooth skin. You do not need "a".
September 15, 2008
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