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    Question Is the verb wrong on the phrase "Where the slime live"?

    The american band Morbid Angel has a song called "Where the slime live".
    I've always wondered if the verb live is correctly conjugated here.
    I know there are some strange situations where the verb don't get 's' on the third person, but I'm not sure if it's the case or if 'live', here, is not a verb (I doubt it, but, who knows?).

    Here is the lyrics of the song.

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    Default Re: Is the verb wrong on the phrase "Where the slime live"?

    "(They are the lowest forms of life.)"

    'Slime' is plural, and the verb is therefore in the correct form.
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    Default Re: Is the verb wrong on the phrase "Where the slime live"?

    Note that it's "Here are the lyrics of the song".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Is the verb wrong on the phrase "Where the slime live"?

    Slime here refers to people, not the substance- the substance would be singular.

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