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    Default sugar (uncountable noun) and water (uncountable noun)

    Can I have a question as follows?

    Sugar (uncountable noun) and water (uncountable noun) is/are what we need to make the sauce.

    Behind the above uncountable nouns, should I use is or are?

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: sugar (uncountable noun) and water (uncountable noun)

    NOT A TEACHER

    The subject of your sentence is composed of two nouns connected by "and", so you should use a plural verb. See here for more info.

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