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    "is" is for plural subject

    Alternative materials and technologies “is” one way to reduce the construction costs. This is from today’s news paper. I feel strongly one doubt which is, here we are being taught such type of sentences. e.g Butter and Milk “is” essential. Air and Water “is” essential. Is there any such usages ? or Is it a grammatical mistake?
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    Re: "is" is for plural subject

    Quote Originally Posted by edmondjanet View Post
    Alternative materials and technologies “is” one way to reduce the construction costs. This is from today’s news paper. I feel strongly one doubt which is, here we are being taught such type of sentences. e.g Butter and Milk “is” essential. Air and Water “is” essential. Is there any such usages ? or Is it a grammatical mistake?
    Thank you.
    It should be "are".

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