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Which of these is the correct usage? "She is not that bad a singer" or "She is not that bad of a singer."?

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The standard, formal usage is 'She is not that bad a singer'. Dialectical 'of a' usages - mainly North American - not that bad of a singer, not that big of a problem, not that hard of a job, etc, are non-standard and should not be used in edited writing that attempts to be standard English.

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