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1) I really cannot imagine how a brazen woman like you has the courage to live;
2) I really cannot imagine how brazen women like you have the courage to live.

Should I use the singular “a brazen woman”? Or the plural with “women”?

Which one sounds more natural besides being linguistically correct?

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They're both pretty insulting, but one is insulting the woman you're talking to specifically, while the other is insulting all women like her in general.

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    I'd add that there's a difference in nuance. "a brazen woman like you" has a ring to it that being brazen isn't common. "brazen women like you" has a ring to it that being brazen is common enough to have a category. – fixer1234 Aug 11 '18 at 20:06

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