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    What I miss most is/are the plays.

    What I miss most is/are the plays,

    Which verb in bold should I use?

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    Re: What I miss most is/are the plays.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    What I miss most is/are the plays,

    Which verb in bold should I use?

    Thanks.
    Are. "What" can refer to singular or plural items.

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    #3

    Re: What I miss most is/are the plays.

    I'd use are, but you may well hear people using is in speech- it's the sort of thing that sounds OK when speaking.

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    Re: What I miss most is/are the plays.

    I agree with Tdol, but note that if you invert the sentence, only are will do:

    'The plays are what I miss most.'

    Rover

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