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Q: What is bonsai?

Bonsai refers to the cultivation of miniature potted trees. It involves an interesting combination on manipulation of nature while encouraging a appreciation of nature.
Bonsai can live for hundreds of years, their image of immortality makes them popular with the elderly. soa natural?
A: I’m not sure if you can say “what is bonsai”.

“combination of manipulation of nature, while encouraging an appreciation of nature.”

You need a semicolon (;) instead of a comma after “hundreds of years”.
Q: Bonsai refers to miniature potted trees. soa natural?
A: @Manabu2016 Both sound correct to me. The best choice may depend on context. You are correct for singular and plural usage, so you can use "refers" for singular and "refer" for plural; however, if the context is the "word" bonsai and not the physical object "tree", you would also use "refers", because "word" is singular. So, you can also use "Bonsai refers to miniature potted trees" as a shortened version of "The word 'bonsai' refers to miniature potted trees".
Q: Bonsai pots are very shallow.This pot is normal flower's. soa natural?
A: First sentence is perfect. Second sentence is unclear what you are expressing. Perhaps, "this pot has normal flowers?"

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