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    Cool kinds

    Hello!

    We say:

    -these kinds of things

    -this kind of thing

    But do we say: What kinds of things or what kind of things?

    Thank you
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    Default Re: kinds

    It depends on whether you want to talk about one kind of things or many kinds of things.

    What kind of things did you see? <-- The speaker assumes only one kind of things were seen and asks what kind that was.

    What kinds of things did you see? <-- The speaker assumes more than one kind of things could have been seen and asks what kinds those were.

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