I came across the sentence:

"He had spent part of his childhood in the home of an older Swedish relatives."

Is this grammatically and syntactically correct?

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No. It appears to be a typo or misprint. It should have been either...

...in the home of an older Swedish relative.


...in the home of older Swedish relatives.

Which one makes the most sense would require reading the context surrounding the sentence.

  • Doesn't fall under the category as with "an additional five apples," does it? – Arun.S Sep 13 '17 at 5:58

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