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    sash2008 is offline Senior Member
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    Default are there any/ is there any?

    Hello


    Are there any frogs? or Is there any frogs?


    Are there any frog? or Is there any frog?

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    Default Re: are there any/ is there any?

    Are there any frogs? -- Correct and usual
    Is there any frog? -- Correct but not normally used except in a specifc contect.

    Is there any frog? -- Incorrect
    Are there any frog? -- Incorrect

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    Last edited by Barb_D; 26-Feb-2012 at 00:24.
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    Default Re: are there any/ is there any?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Are they any frogs? -- Correct and usual. I think you mean "there".
    Is there any frog? -- Correct but not normally used except in a specifc contect.

    Is there any frog? -- Incorrect
    Are there any frog? -- Incorrect.
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