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Post by hanuman_2000 » Sat Oct 16, 2004 6:37 am

Sir,

He was a most unhappy man.

He was the most unhappy man.

Which one is correct?

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Post by Alan » Sat Oct 16, 2004 9:07 am

Either is possible. In the first, however, 'most' simply means 'very'.

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