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    sash2008 is offline Senior Member
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    Default sunglasses

    It is a sunglasses
    or
    They are sunglasses

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    Default Re: sunglasses

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    It is a sunglasses
    or
    They are sunglasses
    sunglasses is plural, just like glasses

    What are you trying to say?

    It's possible to say "it's sunglasses" or "they are sunglasses", depending on context. But there's never an indefinite article in front of sunglasses.

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    Default Re: sunglasses

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    sunglasses is plural, just like glasses

    What are you trying to say?

    It's possible to say "it's sunglasses" or "they are sunglasses", depending on context. But there's never an indefinite article in front of sunglasses.
    Thank you
    I think it should be
    "they are"
    in all cases.
    Am I right?

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    Default Re: sunglasses

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Thank you
    I think it should be
    "they are"
    in all cases.
    Am I right?
    What's the context?

    What do you have there?
    It's my sunglasses.

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    Default Re: sunglasses

    And you can say it's a pair of sunglasses.

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