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    ARUK2008 is offline Junior Member
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    There is or there are a diversity of factors?

    That's just my question. I'm confused!

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    Re: There is or there are a diversity of factors?

    There are.

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    Re: There is or there are a diversity of factors?

    why?

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    Re: There is or there are a diversity of factors?

    I prefer 'There is a diversity of factors' as diversity is a singular word.

    Rover

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    Re: There is or there are a diversity of factors?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I prefer 'There is a diversity of factors' as diversity is a singular word.

    Rover
    I agree. You could also say "There are diverse factors".

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    Re: There is or there are a diversity of factors?

    There IS a diversity of factors.

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    Re: There is or there are a diversity of factors?

    Quote Originally Posted by michael147 View Post
    There IS a diversity of factors.
    I'm glad you agree with me, Michael.

    Please read this extract from the rules of the forum:

    You are welcome to answer questions posted in the Ask a Teacher forum as long as your suggestions, help, and advice reflect a good understanding of the English language. If you are not a teacher, you will need to state that clearly at the top of your post.
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