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    Default serious question (important one)

    After the noun "equivalent", should we use a singular or plural verb?
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    Default Re: serious question (important one)

    In what context do you want to use this word?

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    Default Re: serious question (important one)

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    In what context do you want to use this word?
    For example in these 2 contexts:

    a) Some words in US English are inseparable, whereas their equivalent in UK English are separable.

    b) This word in US English is inseparable, whereas its equivalent in UK English is separable.

    Are they correct?
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    Default Re: serious question (important one)

    Quote Originally Posted by panicmonger View Post
    a) Some words in US English are inseparable, whereas their equivalents in UK English are separable.

    b) This word in US English is inseparable, whereas its equivalent in UK English is separable.
    We uually refer to American English and British English.

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