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    #1

    Question use of plural

    Y we say... It was one of my best day..
    Instead of...it was one of my best days

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    #2

    Re: use of plural

    Quote Originally Posted by drbhawani singh View Post
    Why do we say... It was one of my best day..
    Instead of...it was one of my best days?
    We don't.

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    #3

    Re: use of plural

    According to your profile, you are an English teacher. Whilst, of course, we realise that a non-native speaker can teach English (some to an almost perfect degree), and it is comprehensible that you might think that "It was one of my best day" might be correct, I am 100% certain that you know that "Y" is not an English word.

    I hope that you are teaching your students that it is very important to use only standard, complete English words.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: use of plural

    Many people are influenced by the short-cuts used in messages sent over mobile network.

    My wife even says a person using short-cuts in messages is up-to-date, I definitely don't agree with her.

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