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    #1

    one film in one day

    Which are correct:
    1-At most I watch one film in a day.
    2-At most I watch one film in one day.

    3-At most I watch one film a day.


    Doesn't 3 suggest a rate? (There are some periods in the year during which I watch a film a day. In other periods of the year, I watch films at a lower rate.)
    Could 3 be used if I rarely watch films?

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    #2

    Re: one film in one day

    #1 is unnatural with any meaning. #2 is simply a highly emphatic version of (natural/unemphatic) #3. Both #2 and #3 specify maximum rates, which automatically implies the possibility of a lower rate, and so naturally the answer to your last question is yes.

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    #3

    Re: one film in one day

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    Which are correct:
    1-At most I watch one film in a day.
    2-At most I watch one film in one day.

    3-At most I watch one film a day.


    Doesn't 3 suggest a rate? (There are some periods in the year during which I watch a film a day. In other periods of the year, I watch films at a lower rate.)
    Could 3 be used if I rarely watch films?
    #1 and #2 are simply rather unnatural, or possibly highly emphatic, versions of (natural/unemphatic) #3. All 3 specify maximum rates, which automatically implies the possibility of a lower rate, and so naturally the answer to your last question is yes.

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