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Thread: Is or are?


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    Is or are?

    When more than one medicine is (are???) taken at the same time..............

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    Abusaad

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    Re: Is or are?

    Quote Originally Posted by Abusaad
    When more than one medicine is (are???) taken at the same time..............

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    Abusaad
    When more than one medicine is taken at the same time .....
    or
    When more medicines are taken at the same time .....

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    Dany

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    Re: Is or are?

    Quote Originally Posted by Abusaad
    When more than one medicine is (are???) taken at the same time..............

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    Abusaad
    In addition, the quantifier "one" tells us the noun "medicine" is singular, so the verb should also be singular as Dany correctly points out,

    When more than one medicine is taken. . . .


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    Re: Is or are?

    Thank you I have got it.

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    Abusaad

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