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    Question Grammatical errors

    Hi
    I would like to know what should be used for the following sentence?
    Has/ Have?
    Has/Have everyone completed their work?
    Thanks
    J

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    Quote Originally Posted by J123 View Post
    Hi
    I would like to know what should be used for the following sentence?
    Has/ Have?
    Has/Have everyone completed their work?
    Thanks
    J
    "Everyone" is a compound word made up of "every" and "one." Does the "one" tell you anything about which word to use?

    PS - And what does that tell you about using "their"?

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    I think it should be "everyone has completed their work", that sounds right to me

    (I am not a teacher, though)

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    Question Re: Grammatical errors

    I would like to know what should come at the start of the sentence..
    Should it be HAS or HAVE?
    Has/Have everyone completed their work?
    Thanks
    j123

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    j123: you live among English speakers every day of your life, with English as your native tongue.
    Are you telling us that you can't comprehend what Charlie B has handed to you on a plate??
    If so, then rather than asking us to write out the whole answer for you, you need to tell your teacher you're unsure, so that she knows and can do some remedial teaching with you.

    Oh, and welcome to the forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by J123 View Post
    Hi
    I would like to know what should be used for the following sentence?
    Has/ Have?
    Has/Have everyone completed their work?
    Thanks
    J
    In other words, how does this sound to you?:

    -Have she completed their work?


    Would you change anything?

    PS - Hey, J, where do you live?

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    PS to David -

    It's like I'm always telling you, we don't speak English here. Or if we do, it is a second language!

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    Quote Originally Posted by J123 View Post
    Hi
    I would like to know what should be used for the following sentence?
    Has/ Have?
    Has/Have everyone completed their work?
    Thanks
    J
    Dear We Always use Have with I,You, we, and They
    and use Has with He, She and It.

    same rule is applies in Do/Does.

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