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Habbit is second nature.

Habbits are second nature.

The habbit is second nature.

A habbit is second nature.

Hi,

Do all of the above sound right and mean about the same? Thanks.
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Hi,

habit

Habbit is second nature.

Habbits are second nature.

The habbit is second nature.

A habbit is second nature.

Do all of the above sound right and mean about the same? The specific reference in #3 does not fit with a general statement.

Best wishes, Clive
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Thanks, Clive.

By the way, how could the first and the last versions be true and mean about the same at the same time? Would you shed more light?

Habit is second nature.

A habit is second nature.
Hi,

You're welcome. I've been answering questions all morning, and I think you are the first person to say 'thank you'. Emotion: smile

how could the first and the last versions be true and mean about the same at the same time? Would you shed more light?

Habit is second nature. This is a very general statement, using the word in an uncountable sense.

A habit is second nature. This is also a general statement, using one instance of a thing as an example of all such things. ie The word is used in a countable sense.

In my opinion. #1 is a better way to say it.

Best wishes, Clive