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    Singular or plural verb?

    What verb should I use if my sentence is "Mark with John (is/are) playing basketball"?


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    Re: Singular or plural verb?

    Quote Originally Posted by vladz
    What verb should I use if my sentence is "Mark with John (is/are) playing basketball"?
    Mark and John are playing basketball. ==> The main subject consists of two persons, so make it a plural verb.

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    Mark is playing basketball with John. ==> The main subject is Mark, so make it a singular verb.

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