Tag: grammatical-number

109 Why do we say "I love cake" but "I love cars"? 2017-05-17T17:38:03.803

35 Should nouns after "any" be singular or plural? 2013-02-07T03:35:16.710

32 "a ten years old boy" or "a ten year old boy" 2013-05-15T18:26:00.850

30 scissors cut/cuts paper, which is correct? 2014-08-26T08:49:11.320

26 "No more Hiroshima" or "No more Hiroshimas" 2015-01-14T10:52:58.697

20 "There IS/ARE rice, meat and tomatoes on my plate" 2015-09-16T19:29:00.263

19 is "them" only used for people? 2015-11-17T13:41:04.980

18 When to treat 'Police' as a singular noun and a plural noun? 2013-04-05T12:25:03.510

16 English equivalent to the german "zig" 2016-05-10T06:54:52.913

15 If twins are always plural, how do I refer to a single twin, or how do we count twins? 2013-01-23T21:47:29.317

15 "They are Australian" vs "They are Australians" 2016-02-07T03:31:53.200

15 "Everyone has their own stories" vs "Everyone has their own story" - which one is correct? 2016-10-07T03:43:03.620

15 100 apples are/is considered as a large number of apples 2017-10-26T07:40:55.333

14 What is the plural of "brother", "brothers" or "brethren"? 2013-02-12T18:01:08.177

13 Singular or plural for seconds 2013-07-03T08:03:00.213

13 Why is "many a man" singular while "many men" plural? 2015-09-05T15:47:17.340

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

12 "police are" or "police is" 2014-04-25T14:36:42.300

12 How do you use plural or singular form of an adjective? 2014-05-25T23:44:28.240

11 Can we use "there is" for plural nouns? 2014-08-11T07:32:45.113

11 Piles of rubbles / piles of rubble 2017-08-16T10:58:03.510

10 "Means [...] is" versus "means [...] are" 2013-03-22T19:56:57.417

10 "A few" takes a singular or plural verb in present simple tense? 2013-09-02T05:43:11.503

10 Why do you say "Fifty miles IS ......"? 2013-12-04T03:41:50.397

10 "Five thousand tons of water flow/flows"? 2015-04-18T15:48:45.647

10 What do you call it when you have a number multiplied by 10? 2015-09-29T12:25:07.347

10 based on MAC address -- why not "based on MAC addresses"? 2016-11-17T08:38:24.347

10 Is "staff" singular or plural? 2019-03-23T11:51:54.803

9 Are percentages singular or plural? 2014-06-20T09:27:51.513

9 an estimated 2 million people are/is 2014-12-23T11:41:41.343

9 Its or Their to refer to a company? 2015-10-17T06:18:21.153

9 If it is "it wasn't me" then is it "it wasn't us"? 2015-11-26T07:36:05.527

9 Correct verb with there 2019-05-07T03:27:14.257

8 "the printers is" vs. "the printers are" 2013-02-03T22:48:58.007

8 What does "every fourth victim" mean? 2014-11-07T17:23:42.110

8 Is it correct to ask "who needs a dragons"? 2015-01-27T11:46:20.050

8 Is "who" singular or plural? 2015-03-04T16:44:09.170

7 Plural usage of "function" 2013-02-23T17:22:44.483

7 Referring to oneselves in plural 2017-10-26T16:40:45.060

7 "Gorillas have often been portrayed as a fearful animal" 2018-07-03T12:49:58.467

6 When do nouns that end in -ics take a plural verb? 2013-02-21T20:42:48.173

6 Should I use "any" with a singular or a plural object? 2013-03-05T21:35:03.770

6 Should you use singular or plural verb in this type of sentence? 2013-04-12T07:10:38.523

6 What's the singular for "shorts"? 2013-07-08T06:22:38.667

6 What would be the plural form of "a child's pedal car"? 2014-05-15T00:08:55.143

6 time expression + has/have 2014-12-21T08:46:23.653

6 CM stand for cervical mucus VS CM standS for cervical mucus 2015-02-09T14:15:33.743

6 "Does" with singular they? 2017-10-11T09:23:02.920

6 How is "a solid 8 hours every night" correct? 2017-11-10T03:15:11.263

5 When should I use "elections" instead of "election"? 2013-03-27T21:24:39.910

5 Counting numbers and sizes 2013-04-16T02:48:18.800

5 My word processor suggested a singular verb, but I feel it should be plural 2013-10-22T19:54:08.847

5 Is "life" a countable noun in English? 2014-08-07T07:57:40.607

5 One of my favorite movie / one of my favorite movies 2014-09-09T14:51:33.087

5 Hit count or hits count 2014-09-17T21:06:30.393

5 What does/do her parents do? 2014-12-10T11:10:17.997

5 high school or high schools? 2015-04-28T10:28:28.757

5 which one is correct? I don't like egg? or I don't like eggs? 2015-10-31T09:32:39.600

5 Does anyone "has" or "have" 2015-11-26T10:38:58.657

5 Is it "Diameter of the Circles" or "Diameters of the Circles"? 2016-05-19T08:39:37.873

5 If you have two verbs governed by he/she/it, does the second verb also need to be singular of only the first one? 2016-11-26T18:14:35.047

5 Singular and plural form in a section title 2017-06-06T10:03:03.833

4 Can 'we' be singular? 2013-02-27T11:25:31.473

4 correct usage of verb 2013-03-23T03:23:48.870

4 "What's" and "what are" 2013-05-22T04:27:55.093

4 does plural meaning always be a plural subject 2013-10-19T15:53:57.890

4 “Everybody goes crazy”. Is the sentence correct? 2014-01-28T07:15:17.367

4 Use of "Align with" 2014-02-25T20:53:46.237

4 should use singular or plural with numbers ? 5 years experienced or 5 year experienced? 2014-07-03T10:43:50.443

4 Streets have no name or nameS? 2014-09-10T02:28:36.823

4 conversations and store it/them 2014-12-16T10:58:30.277

4 Does a repetition of an article change the meaning and grammatical number? 2015-01-20T09:53:59.207

4 "There are" and "There is"? 2015-01-23T15:04:46.720

4 "one of the upgrades that is/are being considered" 2015-01-26T18:22:18.897

4 "Over half" and "one half": plural or singular? 2015-04-01T07:00:52.440

4 Why is there no article in the sentence "Then came number"? 2015-10-18T21:29:11.680

4 Plural or singular after a list of options? 2015-10-23T01:14:50.720

4 Singular vs. plural in "Different {type / types} of {question / questions}" 2015-10-25T08:14:46.473

4 All A are not B? 2015-10-25T20:30:44.457

4 subject-verb agreement when 'amount' is used 2016-06-28T00:38:58.600

4 Count toward our grades or our grade? 2016-08-21T14:28:30.817

4 Do you have any thoughts/thought? 2016-08-25T00:07:39.513

4 "Together with ... I/we did ..." 2016-11-15T19:53:40.230

4 "That's my rubber and ruler" Why isn't it "they are" as there are two objects? 2017-08-28T08:28:34.923

4 "Heavy rains has" "Today's news are" 2018-05-22T10:41:28.067

4 Why is "the xxx authorities" in plural form? 2020-01-26T20:34:00.740

3 Why do you say "to the movies" 2013-07-25T05:11:04.107

3 have the same structure or structures 2013-09-02T03:44:11.153

3 Is this subject singular or plural? 2013-10-14T14:07:27.000

3 "Two plus two {make/makes} four." 2014-03-30T16:29:56.050

3 "Comparing these stories is/are lazy": "is lazy" or "are lazy"? 2014-04-28T06:20:19.080

3 How introduce a company in a letter? 2014-05-18T15:36:53.213

3 Singular or plural copulative verb in a question? 2014-08-14T20:41:32.903

3 Can clauses be singular and/or plural? 2014-08-25T14:29:00.947

3 "There is no SINGULAR NOUN" and "There are no PLURAL NOUN" 2014-09-03T01:43:13.933

3 "Who is Lisa friends with?" or "Who are Lisa friends with?" 2014-10-08T05:59:15.083

3 I - plural or singular? 2014-12-20T02:58:31.503

3 Is "mathematics" singular or plural? 2015-03-03T11:13:15.817

3 Should "individuals" be singular or plural? 2015-09-02T15:38:01.080