[ESL Weblog] Is there/Are there?
just posted the following entry:
Is there/Are there?
'There is/There are' are used to state the existence or presence of something or someone.Here are some examples:There's a clock on the wall.There are six desks in the classroom.There are four students in the class.There are two whiteboards in the classroom.
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Re: [ESL Weblog] Is there/Are there?
It seems there is a tendency that people，especially Americans, use "there is" even though the noun followed is plural. I hear this a lot in informal conversations, sometimes even by people who are educated. Is there such a tendency in UK? Thanks.
Originally Posted by Tdol