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Basically I want to say, for example, that somebody is "Mark Twain of our times". Will this be grammatically correct?

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Either is grammatically correct, but you should say of our time because it's idiomatic.

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    This is true, but the difference is not so dramatic that the second can be considered wrong, just somewhat less common. – Nathan Tuggy Jan 20 '16 at 17:20
  • On top of that, the count of "of our time" has probably been inflated by things like "most of our time" and "we have spent enough of our time on this". – stangdon Jan 20 '16 at 22:29

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