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    Our life vs. Our lives

    I know I don't have a context, but I've always wondered whether we should say "our life" or "our lives" and if both are possible, what are the rules to this?

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    Re: Our life vs. Our lives

    A: How is vacation?

    B: Wonderful! I'm having the time of my life!
    B: Wonderful! We are having the time of our lives!
    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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    Re: Our life vs. Our lives

    Quote Originally Posted by englishteacher79 View Post
    I know I don't have a context, but I've always wondered whether we should say "our life" or "our lives" and if both are possible, what are the rules to this?

    Thanks.
    Instead of saying "I know I don't have a context", you could have come up with a couple of sentences of your own to demonstrate your question.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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