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    A lot of men ...

    Hi

    A lot of men have a beer belly.
    A lot of men have beer bellies.


    Should I use plural or is it not necessary?

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    Re: A lot of men ...

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    A lot of men have a beer belly.
    A lot of men have beer bellies.


    Should I use plural or is it not necessary?
    I would go with the singular belly, unless some men you know have more than one belly, which, of course, depends on how much beer they drink.

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    Re: A lot of men ...

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    A lot of men have a beer belly.
    A lot of men have beer bellies.


    Should I use plural or is it not necessary?
    You'll get away with either of them.

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