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    Help them to get ahead in their "career" or "careers"?

    Would the word be "career" or "careers" in the following sentence:

    "This helps them to get ahead in their career(s)."

    If each person of the "them" has just one "career", would the word then be "career"?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Help them to get ahead in their "career" or "careers"?

    I would use "careers" because each of them has a career.

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