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tufguy

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Can I say "How many times does the birthday of a person come in his entire life"? Is it a correct question?
 

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You can (in certain contexts) talk about how many birthdays a person celebrates in their life.
 

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It's impossible to say or ask how many birthdays they will have in their life. It requires a level of prediction that is not possible.

Once they're dead, you could (although I don't know why you would) ask "How many birthdays did he/she have in his/her life?" However, the natural question is "How old was he/she when he/she died?"
 
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