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    #1

    Our life is very short vs. Our lives are very short.

    Our life is very short.

    Our lives
    are very short.

    Which is the correct sentence?

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    Re: Our life is very short vs. Our lives are very short.

    The second is more natural. The first suggests that we all share one life.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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