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    singular or plural?

    I am a little confused at nouns. In the following senteces,which is better , singular or plural? Or what is difference?

    A: I met your sister yesterday.
    B: What? I don't have any sister.(or sisters)

    Thank you in advance.

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    #2

    Re: singular or plural?

    As we're talking about one woman, it would be more natural to me to say:
    I don't have a sister.

  1. #3

    Re: singular or plural?

    I agree. But isn't it used in informal language the same way as in "I will buy you some dress"? I heard this expression f.i. in The West Wing series.

    Or maybe it is short for "some kind of dress"?

    Ewelina

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