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    #1

    life

    What is the semantic difference between these two?

    They enjoy every day of their life.
    They enjoy every day of their lives.

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    Re: life

    None.
    When there are situations when we know that each person has one of something, it doesn't matter if you use the plural or the singular.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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