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    Is it Match or Matches?

    Hi,

    Do you say:

    Their voices match well together or matches well together


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    #2

    Re: Is it Match or Matches?

    Is "voices" singular or plural?

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    Re: Is it Match or Matches?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Is "voices" singular or plural?
    It's referring to two people

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    Re: Is it Match or Matches?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    It's referring to two people
    I think Dave was trying to get you to realise that, since 'voices' is plural, you'd use the form of the verb that a plural subject usually takes.

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    #5

    Re: Is it Match or Matches?

    So - is the word "voices" singular or plural?

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    #6

    Re: Is it Match or Matches?

    plural

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    #7

    Re: Is it Match or Matches?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    plural
    So, in your opinion is it "match" or "matches"?

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    Re: Is it Match or Matches?

    Matches?

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    Re: Is it Match or Matches?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Matches?
    Really? You know "voices" is plural, therefore it would equate to "they". So you believe that the third person plural form of a verb ends "s" or "es"? Please conjugate the verb "to match" for us here.
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    Re: Is it Match or Matches?

    'matches' is the form that would follow a third person singular noun or pronoun subject, for example, he, she, it, his voice.

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