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    Question singular/plural

    Do we use plural verbs with nouns that have two parts?
    * My Trousers (is/are) lousy
    * My specs are new

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    Cool Re: singular/plural

    Quote Originally Posted by aous02 View Post
    Do we use plural verbs with nouns that have two parts?
    * My Trousers (is/are) lousy
    * My specs are new
    Yes, we do.

    Here's another example.

    Those sunglasses are expensive, but I think I'll buy them anyway.


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    Re: singular/plural

    Thanks,

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