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    Is or are

    Last edited by Dzawislak; 03-Dec-2012 at 03:31.

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    Re: Is or are

    Quote Originally Posted by Dzawislak View Post
    Hi there....I was wondering if you could help me with a sentence...

    "Is it bad when all I can think about when I read someone's Facebook status is how terrible their writing and grammar is?"

    Should the "is" at the end be "are" instead?
    You could use either depending on whether you are thinking of the two things as a whole or as separate things.


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