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    Default a limited number of/limited numbers of

    Which do you use "a limited number of" or "limited numbers of" in the following cases.

    They sell a limited number of anime character watches and key rings.
    They sell limited numbers of anime character watches and key rings.

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    Default Re: a limited number of/limited numbers of

    Both could be used. I would use the first if they restrict the range of watches and the second if they limit the sales.

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    Default Re: a limited number of/limited numbers of

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Both could be used. I would use the first if they restrict the range of watches and the second if they limit the sales.
    Thanks. I wondered because it means "They sell a limited number of waches and a limited number of key rings." and in that case whether it should be "limited numbers of = a limited number + a limited number."

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