Hi,

Would you explain why the underlined part says, "things" rather than "a thing"? I believe this "such things" refers to "the athletic rivalry between the Tri-angle area's two largest universities" so it should be "such a thing."

She was referring to the athletic rivalry between the Tri-angle area's two largest universities. Those who cared about such things tended to express their allegiance by wearing…

Thank you,

M
Hi,

Would you explain why the underlined part says, "things" rather than "a thing"? I believe this "such things" refers to "the athletic rivalry between the Tri-angle area's two largest universities" so it should be "such a thing."

She was referring to the athletic rivalry between the Tri-angle area's two largest universities. Those who cared about such things tended to express their allegiance by wearing…

such things means things like this athletic rivalry,

It's a general reference to other athletic rivalries.

Clive
Okay, thank you!Emotion: smile

M