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    "Information" = uncountable noun but...

    Hello,
    Ive got a problem with the word "information".
    I know that its only used in singular. To refer to the plural I have to say: pieces of information. Now my question: In case I want to express the plural do I have to use the plural verb form or the singular verb form?
    For example: "We sometimes get information which are really unnecessary." Right or wrong? What about that sentence: These information are a blessing or a curse. Right or wrong?
    Im getting confused. Is it the same as with "news" ? This news is good (referring to the plural)

    Please, help me!!!

    Thanx a lot,
    Sandra.

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    Re: "Information" = uncountable noun but...

    "We sometimes get information which are really unnecessary." Right or wrong? Should be: We sometimes get information which is really unnecessary.


    These information are a blessing or a curse.
    Should read: This information is a blessing or a curse.

    "News" is the same, always used as a singular word.

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