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Hi, is this correct?

These types of job usually attract people with Type-A personalities.
Should "personalities" be plural or singular? thanks

Jackie

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Hello Jackie,

"personalities" is correct, but the sentence should read

These types of jobs (plural) usually attract people with Type-A personalities.

or

These types of jobs usually attract people with a Type-A personality.

I hope this answers your question.

Best,

Amy

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