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When should a direct object pronoun be ommitted?

I have recently begun to notice a number of places where the direct object is ommitted in translating from English to French. For instance, I saw I'll find it translated as Je vais trouver, rather ...
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Les raisonnements optimistes sont plus fréquents que ceux pessimistes

L'utilisation de ceux pour remplacer raisonnements est-elle grammaticalement correcte dans cette phrase : Les raisonnements optimistes sont plus fréquents que ceux pessimistes
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Peut-on « être les yeux bleus » ?

In my textbook, a man is described like this: "Il est grand, mince, les yeux bleus.". Is it possible to be blue eyes ("être les yeux bleus")? I thought one should say "Il a les yeux bleus". If it is ...
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Is omitting un/une considered bad form, even when used as a short directive?

I am attempting to translate "Create Page" into French. This sort of directive is very common in English within the context of menu options for software applications. My question is can I simply ...