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Particle Problem

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Particle Problem

Postby Yrrah » November 29th, 2016 3:47 am

I have come across programs using the phrase 「リンクのコピー」 instead of what I would have thought would be correct (リンクをコピー) but I have seen the latter too. Is the first a mistake or is there a reason as to why の is used there?

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Re: Particle Problem

Postby community.japanese » December 30th, 2016 2:00 am

Yrrah san,
Konnichiwa. :)
Well…that depends on the sentence structure.
リンクのコピー is a noun so it must be followed by particles.
リンクをコピー is also a noun however, it may be a part of a verb, コピーする which is ‘to copy a link’.
Therefore, it can be followed by する.
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