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    Adding comments has been disabled for this video.

    I thing they made a mistake it should be have.



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    Re: youtube

    Quote Originally Posted by fantastic View Post
    Adding comments has been disabled for this video.

    I thing they made a mistake it should be have.



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    No. Comments have not been disabled. Adding them has. (Note "has", not "have"). The subject is the gerund, "adding".
    Compare the following correct sentences:
    Watching birds is a hobby of mine.
    Riding motorbikes is fun.


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    Re: youtube

    you are right didnt think about that

    so, if adding comments is a noun phrase and adding is subject what is comments

    ok , let say

    video comments has/have been disabled for this video.

    which one is correct? i think have


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    Re: youtube

    anyone please

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    Re: youtube

    Quote Originally Posted by fantastic View Post
    Adding comments has been disabled for this video.

    I thing they made a mistake it should be have.



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    It's fine. Adding comments stands for 'It':

    Ex: Adding comments/It has been ...

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    Re: youtube

    Video comments/They have been disabled for this video.

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