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    Dear teachers,
    Please read the following sentence and the choices.
    Bread and butter ___ our daily food.
    a. are b. is

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    Jiang

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    I'd say 'is' because I think of the together as a single food. If they were separate (meat and fish), then I'd use the plural.

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    :D
    Thank you very much for your explanation. Now I see.

    Jiang
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I'd say 'is' because I think of the together as a single food. If they were separate (meat and fish), then I'd use the plural.

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    You're welcome.

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