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    Here is your tickets and border passes.

    Are't we supposed to say, " Here are your tickets and border passes"?

    Context: A lady handing tickets to a passenger at an airport.

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    Re: Here is your tickets and border passes.

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    Yes.

    I think "Here's your tickets and border passes" would also be possible in informal speech.
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    Re: Here is your tickets and border passes.

    Quote Originally Posted by aachu View Post
    Are't we supposed to say, " Here are your tickets and border passes"?

    Context: A lady handing tickets to a passenger at an airport.
    You'll hear "Here's" and "Here are". The latter is grammatically, formally correct. Incidentally, I think you mean "boarding passes", not "border passes". I assume the context to be the check-in desk at an airport. The passengers hand over their tickets (and passports) and normally receive their passports and boarding passes in return

    A "border pass" sounds like something which would be handed over by an immigration officer or border guard at a land border.

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    Re: Here is your tickets and border passes.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    You'll hear "Here's" and "Here are". The latter is grammatically, formally correct. Incidentally, I think you mean "boarding passes", not "border passes". I assume the context to be the check-in desk at an airport. The passengers hand over their tickets (and passports) and normally receive their passports and boarding passes in return

    A "border pass" sounds like something which would be handed over by an immigration officer or border guard at a land border.
    You're right, emsr2d2. It's boarding passes.

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