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Post time 2006-3-10 20:22:32 |Display all floors
Why "memoirs of a geisha", but not "(a) memoir of a geisha"?
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Post time 2006-3-10 20:41:25 |Display all floors

memoirs : countable, s added

geisha :  a Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing.



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Post time 2006-3-10 21:34:36 |Display all floors
I still don't know why there's an extra  "s" in "memoirs",
Thank you all the same.:-)

谢谢楼上回答,知道了区别:)
memoir是法语意思是a written essay usually based on personal experience or work.

如:一段时间写的是memoir,而memoirs这里是说”她“人生各个时间段的回忆。

[ Last edited by hiy2004 at 2006-3-10 10:29 PM ]
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