one of the cameramen

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one of the cameramen

Post by azz »

a. He was a cameraman on three Tarantino movies.
b. He was one of the cameramen on three Tarantino movies.

Are both of the above grammatical and meaningful?
Do they mean the same?

Obviously, the three movies most probably did not have the same cameramen. So most probably he belonged to three different groups of cameramen.

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Re: one of the cameramen

Post by Alan »

Acceptable and meaningful, but not necessarily identical (the information, concerning a number of different movies, each of which may have had a different number of cameramen, is simply insufficient.)