plural? singular? "Although I've seen some other works about a genius, "Good Will Hunting" is the most inspirational for me." I think that most movies about geniuses normally deal with "one" specific genius. That's why I said "a genius" in that sentence. Why should I write "genius" in plural there? Is it because I'm referring to more than one work? I'm not sure. Please help me!
Feb 18, 2016 10:32 AM
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The difference is really not worth worrying about, but normally I would refer to the general class of "movies about geniuses". "Geniuses" is non-specific. This assumes one understands that normally a movie portrays only one. On the other hand, if you want to say it the other way, you might refer to "movies about some genius".
February 18, 2016
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