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Subject: why there is only one H-bond in HF?

Date: Sun Feb 24 03:42:48 2002
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oxygen in water molecule has two lone pair of electrons,so it forms two H-bond. 
but fluorine in HF has three lone pair of electrons , so why it doesn't form 
three H-bond?

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