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    вопрос

    вчера я читал рассказ Зощенко (золотые слова), и там стоит это предложение

    взрослые рассказыали интересные вещи из своей жизни

    почему <<своей жизни, и не <<своих жизней>??

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    Dunno really, maybe both options are OK?
    In English 'interesting things about their life' and 'interesting things about their lives' both sound OK to me. Maybe that's sloppy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by waxwing
    Dunno really, maybe both options are OK?
    In English 'interesting things about their life' and 'interesting things about their lives' both sound OK to me. Maybe that's sloppy.
    I think you are quite correct. Both in English and Russian "life" tends to be used in singular.
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    Re: вопрос

    Quote Originally Posted by begemot
    почему <<своей жизни, и не <<своих жизней>??
    "из своих жизней" означало бы, что каждый рассказывает истории из нескольких своих жизней

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