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    Default the media is/are

    I've always thought that you have to use a plural verb after "the media" but now I found in a dictionary that a singular verb is possible, too.
    Are really both of them correct?

    Thanks!

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    Default Re: the media is/are

    Quote Originally Posted by Sunshine View Post
    I've always thought that you have to use a plural verb after "the media" but now I found in a dictionary that a singular verb is possible, too.
    Are really both of them correct?

    Thanks!
    Both are widely used and are acceptable.

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