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    Default Below is/are

    Below is/are the correct spelling of the word and its defiinition.

    I believe that it should be 'are'?

    Many thanks.

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    Default Re: Below is/are

    Bellow are the correct spellings.
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    BEllow is the correct spelling0.

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    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    Bellow are the correct spellings.
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    BEllow is the correct spelling0.
    Thanks, Svartnik.

    Below is/are the correct spelling of the word and its defiinition.

    Does 'and its definition' affect the choice of 'is' or 'are'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Does 'and its definition' affect the choice of 'is' or 'are'?
    Very much.

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    Default Re: Below is/are

    Thanks, Svartnik.

    Below is/ are the correct spelling of the word and its definition.

    I should use 'are'. Am I right?

    Many thanks.

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    Default Re: Below is/are

    Yes, the true subject of the sentence is a compound with two conjoins referring to two different things. Plural it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    Yes, the true subject of the sentence is a compound with two conjoins referring to two different things. Plural it is.
    Ah, Svartnik, you're beginning to see things my way! ;)

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    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    Bellow are the correct spellings.
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    BEllow is the correct spelling0.
    Bellow is the wrong spelling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    Ah, Svartnik, you're beginning to see things my way! ;)
    That portends well for my future.

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Bellow is the wrong spelling.
    below, bellow, billow

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