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  1. hector51's Avatar

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    the article "a"

    December 15, 2006 - Today The Game Factory, publishers of many a licensed title, announced it is bringing the fighting game Legend of the Dragon to Nintendo's Wii. Based on the children's TV show, Legend of the Dragon for the Wii will be the Factory's first release on Nintendo's new console.
    (this is from an article)

    I don't understand the sentence in bold,what did they mean "many a licensed title" ,please explain to me why....

    thanks in advance

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    Re: the article "a"

    The expression "many a ..." means quite a few of whatever is being discussed.


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    Re: the article "a"

    many a licenced title=many licenced titles

    It's not something you see often, and some people consider it archaic or literary

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