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    Default "of his day" or "of his days"?

    Hi,

    In the following sentence, which phrase should I use? "of his day" or "of his days"?

    "He is one of the most eminent linguistic authorities____."

    Do these 2 phrases differ in meaning?

    Thank you!

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    Default Re: "of his day" or "of his days"?

    "Of his day" suggests a past situation. We don't say "of his days".

    Shakespeare was one of the most prolific playwrights of his day.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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