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Number+counter when NOT used as an adverb

I feel [Num][Counter]の[N] tends to be used when the speaker is referring to specific instances and the listener already knows their existence, and probably their quantity, too. その2匹の犬は〜 is a typical ...
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Number+counter when NOT used as an adverb

Possible expressions are: A1 - 生徒が8人います B1 - 生徒8人がいます C1 - 8人生徒がいます D1 - 8人の生徒がいます A2 - 花を3本摘んだ B2 - 花3本を摘んだ C2 - 3本花を摘んだ D2 - 3本の花を摘んだ It believe A and C are considered to have an adverbial ...

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