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    pedro8686 is offline Junior Member
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    Default These are a pen and a book.

    Hello.
    Can I say the sentence when pointing these things/people?
    Could somebody please tell me that?

    These are a pen and a book.

    or

    These are Mike and Mary.

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    Soup is offline VIP Member
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    Default Re: These are a pen and a book.

    Singular
    This is a pen and a book.
    This is Mike and Mary.

    Plural
    These are pens and books.
    These people are Mike and Mary.

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    sitifan is offline Senior Member
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    Default Re: These are a pen and a book.

    1. This is a pen and some books.
    2. These are a pen and some books.
    Which of the above sentences is correct?

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