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    #1

    None of them is/None of them are

    "None of them is Chinese."
    or
    "None of them are Chinese."
    Which one is correct?

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    #2

    Re: None of them is/None of them are

    Quote Originally Posted by satusher View Post
    "None of them is Chinese."
    or
    "None of them are Chinese."
    Which one is correct?
    Technically, "none" is a singular subject requiring "is". However, you will see "are" used often.

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    #3

    Re: None of them is/None of them are

    I agree with Mike.

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