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    is and are

    If 'is' is used for singular and 'are' is used for plural then why do we say you 'are' instead of you 'is' ?

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    Re: is and are

    'You' gives no indication of number. :D

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    Re: is and are

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    'You' gives no indication of number. :D

    Of course , plural or singular for "you" is usually understood in context.

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    Re: is and are

    And only by context. 8)

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