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Re: "what kinds of friends" or "what kind of friends"?

Posted by Fred on December 03, 2003

In Reply to: "What kinds of friends" or "what kind of friends"? posted by ABC on December 03, 2003

: Which of the following is/are correct? Or each one has a different meaning/use? Thanks.

: "what kinds of friends" or "what kind of friend"?
: "what kinds of friend" or "what kind of friends"?

1 and 2 are common.
1) What kinds of friends do you have? Several. Those who play music, those who play poker, ....
2) What kind of friend is that?
Ah! A very close friend.
I don't think that there are correct uses of 3 or 4.