Tag: singular-vs-plural

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

35 Why is "science" in "Bachelor of Science" singular, whereas "arts" in "Bachelor of Arts" is plural? 2020-07-25T16:48:04.870

32 Why is "for a tortuous three days" singular even though days is plural? 2017-05-01T07:31:00.357

31 Why is "letter" not plural in "two letter words"? 2017-03-28T13:54:06.973

24 Plurality of verb depending on plurality of list elements 2013-11-07T13:42:55.443

22 One of my friend's OR friends' wife? (My friend has only one wife) 2015-04-23T05:09:12.690

22 When do we use "no women" instead of "no woman"? 2019-09-01T17:16:56.140

21 "There is a lot " vs. "There are lot" 2017-01-02T08:37:45.460

19 Why is there no plural 's' after "hundred" or "thousand" in cardinal numbers? 2014-11-05T16:22:13.663

19 Do you say “2 Byte” or “2 Bytes”? 2016-06-10T14:46:22.117

19 Can "staff" ever be pluralized? 2018-05-30T00:21:57.650

17 zero, zeros or zeroes? 2015-07-10T16:59:27.843

17 Singular or plural when indicating something unique owned by many 2015-12-14T08:16:11.037

17 Singular or plural with "zero": "The temperature will drop to zero degree(s)" 2017-01-09T10:41:24.910

16 Plural subject + Linking Verb + Singular predicate nominative 2013-09-06T05:14:43.640

16 How can I explain to a non-native why the plural of a noun isn't used adjectivally? 2016-03-26T12:15:53.917

14 How common is the usage of "yous" as a plural of "you"? 2016-10-23T18:13:24.647

14 "only one in seven make it" instead of "makes" -- why? 2018-09-22T09:17:24.600

14 Why do we use the plural of movies in this phrase "We went to the movies last night."? 2019-03-28T19:21:40.070

13 Shouldn't "five minute walk" be "five minutes walk" in this sentence? 2013-12-11T11:56:14.423

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

13 Singular or plural usage for 'face' in the sentence 2016-09-02T11:36:51.420

13 "Is that" vs. "are those" in questions regarding plurality 2018-01-16T07:36:21.457

12 "I'm wearing a red PANT." or "I'm wearing a red PANTS." 2014-09-03T09:11:14.263

12 They write in their school diary (or) diaries? 2016-11-30T09:17:51.970

11 Success is a number/numbers game 2015-11-02T02:44:59.303

11 "one of those men who doesn't" vs. "one of those men who don't" 2017-02-13T06:50:40.433

11 Should I write mobile phone or mobile phones 2017-05-09T16:04:13.343

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

10 dynamics: singular or plural 2015-06-15T04:08:55.793

10 Zero rupees or zero rupee on the note? 2016-01-19T09:13:49.577

10 Is "A number of..." plural or singular? 2016-04-10T02:22:16.847

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

10 Are some schools teaching "They" as genderless singular? 2018-09-07T08:27:12.167

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

10 Is it grammatically correct to use "them" with hair? 2020-06-26T03:52:40.750

9 Formally can money be in a plural form (monies) or not? 2016-11-16T17:29:52.063

9 Is it correct to say "0 hours"? 2018-07-29T09:27:14.700

9 Custom question lists is available for testing - why? 2018-08-20T04:28:16.277

8 How to use "any of" 2014-09-26T14:58:59.210

8 “Was” or “were” in sentence where no noun subject exists 2014-12-02T20:47:14.230

8 Would you like some apple/apples? 2015-05-07T11:58:12.987

8 "of any sorts" vs "of any sort" 2015-05-09T22:31:03.743

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

8 "Each of them is" or "each of them are"? 2016-03-02T00:40:25.350

8 My family ( is / are ) all doctors 2016-06-06T14:44:25.137

8 The Beatles were/was 2016-09-02T08:06:48.557

8 Are we to use any with plurals or singulars? 2016-12-14T11:53:30.237

8 Singular Vs plural while making a general statement 2017-04-16T04:02:40.147

8 Is it 'thing' or 'things'? 2017-12-04T15:27:45.517

8 Plural of driver's license 2017-12-26T05:11:27.927

7 How to correctly determine subject of the sentence 2013-02-13T11:37:33.687

7 "Black and white dogs": ambiguity with coordinate adjectives 2014-08-05T11:26:50.617

7 Exist vs exists in mathematics 2015-01-16T11:20:59.973

7 V-ing and V-ing is vs. V-ing and V-ing are 2015-07-12T16:57:56.347

7 Why is "schematics" used in its plural form for a single item? 2015-12-25T22:19:38.110

7 "It were students ...' or 'It was students...'? 2016-01-21T15:08:49.607

7 They love their f***ing family 2016-02-27T21:19:05.447

7 "0.4 point" or "0.4 points"? "1.0 point" or "1.0 points"? 2016-05-15T07:15:22.343

7 "Solution Architect" Vs. "Solutions Architect" 2016-10-19T12:54:52.520

7 what is this grammar? A plural noun with a singular object 2017-01-02T12:52:39.780

7 Is "this is questions" ever grammatical? 2017-03-30T14:06:47.973

7 "How many billion" or "How many billions"? 2017-07-13T15:44:03.180

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

7 “Good for the eye” or "good for the eyes" or "good for eyes"? 2018-02-17T23:13:21.803

7 Arithmetic expressions: singular or plural? 2018-04-01T13:21:34.133

7 4% of people was/were 2018-08-05T15:46:16.160

7 "here and there was a tent" VS "here and there were tents" 2018-12-06T11:02:33.820

7 A problem with "news" 2019-01-30T16:45:06.237

7 Are police here, aren't it\they? 2019-03-30T13:45:24.907

6 How to distinguish between use of "types of approach" or "types of approaches"? 2013-02-11T13:43:50.343

6 Should the noun be in singular or plural form after "some"? 2013-04-17T13:09:25.170

6 I found these mistakes in the English news 2014-02-02T06:48:05.360

6 `Is there any way... ` or `Are there any ways...`, which is correct? 2014-03-01T22:33:30.940

6 One of the best gift / gifts in my life is love 2014-07-02T22:31:08.783

6 subject-verb agreement with “a hundred” 2014-09-05T13:40:32.120

6 Why we use a singular name "part" instead of "parts" in sentences like what I've mentioned? 2014-11-19T15:12:40.740

6 a two hour leave VS. two hours leave 2015-01-07T06:05:19.007

6 These kind of/ this kind of/those kind of 2015-10-22T09:29:56.793

6 Should a verb after "any" be singular or plural? 2015-11-16T12:30:57.600

6 Is "Bananas grow in a tropical climate" grammatically correct? 2015-12-09T18:55:59.517

6 Are the boys or the girl coming? 2015-12-16T10:54:46.023

6 How exactly do I tell if "A xxx of" is plural or singular? 2016-01-05T03:14:20.953

6 Why isn't the verb in this sentence singular? 2016-01-28T14:37:05.570

6 Confusion with plural words 2016-02-23T02:12:58.280

6 (Singular subject) + which + are? 2016-05-20T05:57:21.273

6 Should I use 'is' or 'are' with this complex subject? 2016-07-26T17:05:22.363

6 Verb forms for "any" and "none" — have or has? 2016-10-31T10:18:04.230

6 Is it correct to say "spendings"? 2016-11-08T11:59:48.107

6 Singular/ plural agreement in possessive constructions 2016-12-01T20:40:17.040

6 How much is it/are they? 2016-12-14T16:03:41.993

6 "Five foot ten" or "five feet ten"? 2017-02-20T04:24:12.847

6 Using "Some" with Singular Countable Nouns 2017-06-12T08:54:50.240

6 This kind of things has or have? 2017-11-08T14:59:52.587

6 Which is the correct phrasing: Do any or Does any? 2017-12-12T12:22:00.403

6 "got any eggs" vs. "got any egg" 2020-05-17T22:55:39.870

5 How’s things going for you vs How're things going for you 2014-06-18T03:16:10.833

5 "Task names" or "tasks names"? 2015-06-18T07:49:23.720

5 "an average of 1,500 lives have (or "has"?) been claimed every year": singular or plural subject? 2015-09-14T09:07:56.863