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    is vs are

    Dear teachers

    Which one of these senteces sounds natural?

    Share the information people is/are allowed to know!

    Thank you

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    Re: is vs are

    Quote Originally Posted by Offroad View Post
    Dear teachers

    Which one of these senteces sounds natural?

    Share the information people is/are allowed to know!

    Thank you
    Which do you think sounds right? Concentrate on what "is" or "are" refers to.

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    Re: is vs are

    The subject of the verb 'BE (allowed)' is 'people'. So, 'people are allowed ...'

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