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Hello everyone,

Are both sentences below correct?

1. They're the relatives of each other.

2. They're relatives of each other.

Best regards,

JA

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No, those are unnatural. Say "They're related (to each other)."

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Thanks teechr.

Here I mean for example: She is my relative or I'm her relative. She is my cousin and I'm her cousin. So can't we say the following?

Eg We're (the)relatives of each other.

I'm sorry for troubling you.

Regards,

JA

Joseph AShe is my relative or I'm her relative. She is my cousin and I'm her cousin.

Being a relative and being a cousin are reciprocal relationships by nature. Thus, you say only "We're relatives" or "We're cousins", and adding "of each other" just sounds comical because those sentences already contain the concept of "of each other".

CJ

Thank you so much Califjim.
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