Posted by **John** on Monday, July 13, 2009 at 1:28am.

1. The balls under the desk are some.

2. There are some balls on the desk.

(#2 is correct, right? What about #1? Is it OK?)

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**drwls**, Monday, July 13, 2009 at 6:35am
#2 is correct grammar. #1 is not.

The articles "a", "some" and "the", occuring all alone, should never follow a form of the verb "to be". Such a statement conveys no information at all.

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