2 Replies ・ Started by Wyzmic at 2022-10-31 02:54:46 UTC ・ Last reply by jakobd2 at 2022-11-05 20:44:06 UTC

Bad translation

It should be: Many readers skip the words that they don't know.

Fredora at 2022-10-31 04:20:25 UTC

Sorry, but it says exactly the same thing, just in a slightly different style.

You're not a native, are you?

jakobd2 at 2022-11-05 20:44:06 UTC

See this: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/many%20a/an
First time I came across this I was also a bit puzzled because a singular noun (and verbs conjugated for a singular subject) are used, but it's perfectly fine in English and just an idiom.

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