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    #1

    correction

    Is it a correct sentence?
    My father and mother are a good couple.

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    Re: correction

    It's OK, but I would probably say "My mother and father make a good couple". However, "are" is not wrong.

    Note that in BrE, the usual word order used is "mother and father", "mum and dad", "mom and pop" etc. There's nothing wrong with "father and mother", it just sounds unnatural to a native speaker (to this one, anyway).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: correction

    Welcome to the forums, Gohar.

    Please note that a better title would have been My father and mother.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

    Rover

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