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    All I know is or are?

    Hi all,

    I have always seen "all I know is, all I have is" used in the language.
    Context: "All I have is my Mom" I know this is correct. It's because maybe there is only one object(Mom). What about if there more than one object? For examples: All I have is/are my Mom and Dad. What should I use? Is or are?

    Thanks,

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    Re: All I know is or are?

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Hi all,

    I have always seen "all I know is, all I have is" used in the language.
    Context: "All I have is my Mom" I know this is correct. It's because maybe there is only one object(Mom). What about if there more than one object? For examples: All I have is/are my Mom and Dad. What should I use? Is or are?

    Thanks,
    Use "are".

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    Re: All I know is or are?

    You can avoid the issue by switching the order:

    My Mom and Dad are all I have.

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    Re: All I know is or are?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    You can avoid the issue by switching the order:

    My Mom and Dad are all I have.

    WOW! now it's more clear.

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