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    Default Her favourite food/s is / are milk and fish.

    Her favourite foods are milk and fish.

    Are the words in bold correctly used? If they are, would it also correct to use 'favourite food is' instead?

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    Default Re: Her favourite food/s is / are milk and fish.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Her favourite foods are milk and fish.

    Are the words in bold correctly used? If they are, would it also correct to use 'favourite food is' instead?

    Thanks.
    If her favourite is fish cooked in milk, you could say "Her favourite food is fish in milk".

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    Default Re: Her favourite food/s is / are milk and fish.

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    If her favourite is fish cooked in milk, you could say "Her favourite food is fish in milk".
    Thanks, bhaisahab.

    The sentence means she likes milk and fish, two different items.

    In that case, should I say "Her favourite foods are milk and fish" OR

    "Her favourite food is milk and fish"?

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    Default Re: Her favourite food/s is / are milk and fish.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Thanks, bhaisahab.

    The sentence means she likes milk and fish, two different items.

    In that case, should I say "Her favourite foods are milk and fish" OR

    "Her favourite food is milk and fish"?
    "Her favourite foods are..."

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    Default Re: Her favourite food/s is / are milk and fish.

    Two things, two foods.

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