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This question is about a particular phrase, because I know you can choose either the singular or plural form in certain constructions, but I am not sure if in this case it's alright.

For example:

Attractive people will give the king a kiss on the cheek every time he raises his hand.

I am not sure if "people" makes sense because you're using "a kiss" instead of "kisses" and you are describing what happens "every time you do X"

The following seems more appropriate:

An attractive person will give the king a kiss on the cheek every time he raises his hand.

So is it correct? Yes or no?

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    The question has nothing to do with every. If you replace every time with when, you would have the same question about singularity versus plurality. – Jason Bassford Jun 9 at 15:08

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