Question #6782

Grammar question: "These guys have a family" or "These guys have families" ?

which one is correct?

  • Janet S

The second one is the right one unless the guys happen to be married to each other. Or possibly, if they are brothers.

  • ?

The second is correct.

  • Gwyn

It depends....is it one family for all the guys or several different families?

  • ?

Both could be correct.

  • glenbarrington

It depends on what you mean. Both are valid, but have VERY different meanings.

  • John P

Both are correct, but in different circumstances.