Tag: collective-nouns

12 “The group of fifty people {is / are} going to arrive Thursday” - which is preferred? 2013-01-29T03:25:39.613

8 A group of boys is/are 2015-11-25T11:22:13.910

7 Is it common for British English speakers to use "us" instead of "me"? 2014-09-30T02:34:29.153

4 Most of the audience is/are 2016-01-04T07:24:26.963

4 Can the word 'crowd' be used in plural 2016-09-09T14:56:50.960

4 What is correct - grape flavor or grapes flavor? 2019-10-02T06:38:47.790

3 Is a company e.g. Pfizer, singular or plural? 2015-07-26T06:03:27.810

3 Which form (singular vs plural) should I use for a verb governed by a collective noun? 2020-06-14T21:30:25.540

2 Why is the subject singular in this sentence (ponies are a breed that need to be protected) 2013-04-29T09:24:25.690

2 Does this noun phrase (a variable name) take a singular or plural verb? 2018-06-15T18:14:40.833

1 The work that they do/does 2017-06-28T16:49:27.420

1 Two cups of coffee is too much / is too many / are too many 2017-08-10T16:55:08.763

1 This family or these family 2019-05-08T21:49:15.653

1 How to realize "group of" is plural or single? 2019-06-25T03:00:20.213

1 Singular–plural choices in subject+verb agreement, notional agreement, and pronouns with ambiguous antecedents 2019-07-01T16:50:47.400

1 When do you use articles in front of collective nouns? 2020-04-19T17:17:25.400

1 Is there a word for large group of horses? 2020-05-26T16:53:11.840

1 Do you use expressions like "I have two (or three, four.....) valuables in my suitcase."? 2020-08-23T22:29:48.513

0 When and why do/does "staff" as a collective noun get plural/singular pronoun/verb? 2013-04-30T01:31:42.233

0 What is the correct replacement for a 'band' of snakes? 2015-12-21T16:53:20.443

0 "People decrease" or "The number of people decrease"? 2016-04-02T01:36:18.483

0 What's the proper name to call a bunch of coins? 2016-09-15T15:22:13.177

0 Collective noun + verb 2017-06-01T01:06:04.527

0 'Have' or 'Has' with groups 2017-06-02T09:21:48.027

0 Using articles a/an with audience? 2017-09-20T10:21:44.620

0 "porn is widespread" or "porn are widespread" 2018-11-09T09:43:55.853

0 What's the difference between "The Greenford team have" and "The Greenford team has"? 2019-05-02T10:11:43.933

0 Can collective nouns be plural? 2019-06-16T14:32:27.327

0 Using the definite article with a collective noun 2019-07-31T20:41:22.530

0 Should I use 'is' or 'are' in this sentence? which one is correct? 2019-08-10T00:47:06.860

0 "Have" Vs "Has" when using with name of a team 2019-09-17T04:38:11.583

0 Collective noun and its determiner 2020-01-21T03:58:44.647

0 When should we use a plural verb after the form: the + collective noun + of? 2020-06-09T16:21:53.270

0 Collective Nouns and their possessive pronouns 2020-07-14T10:25:57.503