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    "almost all of the students" and "almost all the students"

    What is the difference between phrases "almost all of the students" and "almost all the students"?
    Can I obmit "s" of the word "students"?
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    Re: "almost all of the students" and "almost all the students"

    No difference in meaning. No, you need to say "students."

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    Re: "almost all of the students" and "almost all the students"

    Why would you even think if would be okay to drop the S? What about "all" makes you think that "students" should be the singular "student"?
    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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