usage: good intent


which is correct: "I have a good intention" or "I have good intentions"? what makes one correct and the other wrong?

asked Aug 29 '13 at 16:53 jakeultrarunner New member

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Both of your sentences are considered correct in grammar. It depends on how you want to say it.  When you say you have a good intention, it simply means you only have one firm intention. The word ''intention'' can be either plural or singular in sentences. 

link comment answered Aug 29 '13 at 20:55 ducdang123 Contributor

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