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    #1

    Is there/are there

    I think the following context is correct.

    I want to make a cake.Is there any flour,butter and sugar?.

    Is the following context correct?

    I want to make a fruit cake.Is there any flour,grapes and sugar?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Is there/are there

    No: as it contains a plural NP (grapes), a plural verb-form is obligatory.

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