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    Default plural or singular verb for mountains?

    'From the mountains comes the sound of....'


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    Default Re: plural or singular verb for mountains?

    hi,
    In my opinion this sentence is not correct. It must be re-formulated like this:
    "The sound of..... comes from the mountains. So here the verb "come" is related to the noun "sound". Or if you insist in your way you have to put a comma between "mountains" and 'sound of..." Just like this:
    "From the mountains, the sound of.... comes( like a musik)
    have a nice day!,
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    Default Re: plural or singular verb for mountains?

    It seems like a poetic sentence.

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    Default Re: plural or singular verb for mountains?

    Hi Fazzu
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    Mad-ox is right. You need the singular form "comes" because the subject of the sentence is "sound" (not "mountains").
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    Rewritten using a more typical word order:
    The sound of (...) comes from the mountains.
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    Default Re: plural or singular verb for mountains?

    Thanks guys.I was all confused by this only sentence with the rules.

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