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    vader jr is offline Newbie
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    Default Noodles Plural Or Singular ?

    I like to eat curry noodles at the restaurant because it is very delicious.

    OR

    I like to eat curry noodles at the restaurant because they are very delicious.

    It seems like the word noodles is PLURAL, so I think it could not be it..?
    Which is the correct one ?


    Regarding the word "family"

    Where do your family live ?

    OR

    Where does your family live ?

    I think family refers to 'a unit' of members, so it is singular.


    Please give opinion.
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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: Noodles Plural Or Singular ?

    Use they- noodles are plural.

    With family, you will see both do and does used- you can see a family as a unit or as a group of people, and it also depends on the variant of English- British English will often use a plural verb with a collective noun while American English often uses a singular.

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