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    Quote Originally Posted by Afit View Post
    How about this:
    At our store, an iPod is asked for (by customers) four times each day.
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    See posts #2 and #3, in which this was despatched with.

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    #12

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    There is one specific iPod that is asked for four times a day.
    If I take my version into view, I do not think it is the default reading. Far-fetched, still plausible though.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    How about: "At our store, we get four requests for iPods every day."
    This could mean you sell 4*100 iPods a day: a request for 100 iPods.

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    #13

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    At our store, we get four requests for four different items of iPod every day.

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    #14

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    Quote Originally Posted by Afit View Post
    At our store, we get four requests for one item of iPod every day.
    That sounds as if you only have one single iPod in stock in the store and every day four different people ask if they can buy it.

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    #15

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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    That sounds as if you only have one single iPod in stock in the store and every day four different people ask if they can buy it.
    That is why I edited my previous post. Read it again.

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    #16

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    Quote Originally Posted by Afit View Post
    That is why I edited my previous post. Read it again.
    I've read it again and my opinion hasn't changed. Saying "one item of iPod" doesn't make any difference and isn't natural English.

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    #17

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    As I said, "item(s) of iPod" isn't natural English.

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    #18

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    It happens four times a day at our store that a (new) customer comes in and asks for an iPod.

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    #19

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    At our store, each day we get about four requests for any given iPod.
    At our store, each day we get about four requests for any iPod we carry.

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    #20

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    At our store, each day we get about four requests for any iPod unit we carry.

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