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Which is correct:

  1. Some required fields are not highlighted.
  2. Some of required fields are not highlighted.

If both phrases are correct, is there a difference in meaning?

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The first option is correct, but is not the most formal option. In order to correct the second option, it should be changed to 'Some of the required fields are not highlighted'.

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    Thank you, Adrian. Shall I sound informal if I use the 1st option? – Yuliya Charapanava Aug 29 '18 at 14:22
  • Yes, you will sound slightly more informal if you use the first option. – Adrian Aug 30 '18 at 16:36
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I would say it in this way:

Some of the required fields are not highlighted.

"The" is a definite article which means"specific."

If we omit the word "Some,"(which is a Quantifier) the sentence will still make a sense.

The required fields are not highlighted.

  • Sorry, I'm still confused. Are both options incorrect? – Yuliya Charapanava Aug 29 '18 at 14:20
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Although both ways you can express that but the second one is more suitable if you add "the"

some of the required fields

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