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  1. Junior Member
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      • Native Language:
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    • Join Date: Jan 2011
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    #1

    Who is coming? or who are coming?

    When you know many people are coming to a party but don't know who, do you ask like, "Who's coming?" or "Who are coming?"

  2. Barb_D's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: Who is coming? or who are coming?

    We generally use "is" with "who."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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